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Old 09-02-2015, 05:43 PM   #146  
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Originally Posted by tomgoodman View Post
I think he just wanted privacy, which some people interpreted as a snub. We imagine that famous people have a "duty" to be outgoing and talkative, as our reward for admiring them.
Yeager is a jerk.

Armstrong was supposedly a nice guy and humble, but wanted to live a quiet life, not signing autographs all the time.
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