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Sun Sep 10, 2017, 09:47 AM

32. Watched it for the first time last night. Loved it!

Many great scenes, from the marriage proposal to Kevin Costner smashing off the "colored" sign from the ladies restroom.

Overriding all of this were my childhood memories of the space race. I was born about a month before the Russians launched Sputnik in 1957. Despite the long arc of justice we still needed to travel for human rights, these first steps towards the stars were a wondrous and unifying endeavor of national purpose.

The tears I shed watching this movie were partly for the struggles and inspiring determination of the three women; partly for my childhood memories; and partly for the sad state of our country today.

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