John Glenn receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom fromPresident Obama

R.I.P. John Glenn, 1921-2016: The Right Stuff


When WC read of John Glenn’s death, he immediately flashed back to 4th Grade, when WC’s teacher had the whole class write¬†letters to Glenn congratulating him on his successful orbital flight in 1962.1 ¬†Unusually for the time, Mrs. Klaich made a real effort to ground our grade school class in current events. We all wrote…