A friend recently remarked that my articles and social media contributions are at times overwhelmingly negative, and this is true. I want to raise awareness of what’s going wrong in the world – but at times it’s nice to take a breather and remember everything that is right, just, and beautiful about the United States.
Obviously, it’d be a long list of great achievements and virtues, but this video does in 5 minutes, 28 seconds what 10,000 words would not be able to encapsulate:
Footage from the Moon-bound Apollo 11 launch. Video edited by David Dean Burkhart; I found it on my Facebook news feed, and it made my day. My Google+ subscribers seemed to like it, so here you go!
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