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The Men on the Moon

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     challenging words:    mankind, crew, onto, actually, caption, simple, giant, photo, space, also, between, meant, since, seen, part, deal
     content words:    Neil Armstrong, Mike Collins, Buzz Aldrin, When Mr


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The Men on the Moon
By Erin Horner
  

1     Caption: The crew of Apollo 11: Neil Armstrong, Mike Collins, and Buzz Aldrin - photo by NASA
 
2     Have you ever seen the man in the moon? Sometimes when I look up at the night sky, I think I see a man smiling down at me. When the moon is full and shining just right, I can almost see two eyes, a nose, and a mouth. I know that there really isn't a man in the moon. But did you know that there have been twelve men on the moon? Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were the first two men to ever walk on the moon. They were a part of the Apollo 11 mission. When Mr. Armstrong stepped out onto the moon he said, "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." This meant that the simple act of taking a step was not a big deal. But the act of .....
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