Josh Irby

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Monday Motivation: October Sky

october skyHomer Hickam‘s life changed the moment Sputnik went into orbit in 1957. Destined for his father’s coal mines, Homer dreamed of something more. Along with his friends, he began building rockets and setting them off (or trying to set them off) just outside of his hometown of Coalwood.

This true story recounts the journey of a coal miner’s son from nobody to NASA scientist. And in it is hope and challenge for any of us who dream.

“I come to believe that I have it in me to be somebody in this world …”

—Homer Hickam

 

And the final scene . . .

What do you dream of becoming?

 

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