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  1. Scrappy: A Little Book about Choosing to Play BigRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | 800-CEO-READ Blog

    ... formula or divine inspiration; it requires a simple decision to do it. Quoting Tom Hanks' portrayal of Commander Jim Lovell in Apollo 13 , Sjodin reminds us that one of the largest leaps in humankind's history was the result of a decision to go for ...

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  2. Arlington Park has high hopes for 34th Million DayHorses, and fans,...Read the original story

    Friday Aug 12 | Daily Herald

    ... Track owner Richard Duchossois will be joined by Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville and Apollo 13 astronaut Jim Lovell to hand the Million trophy to the winner. After last year's rainstorm in the middle of Million day, Saturday's forecast of sunny ...

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  3. Apollo 11 Moon Documentary Launches on Decades Network TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | Space.com

    ... There appear to be an extensive number of interviews with people involved with the Apollo program, including Jim Lovell , commander of the ill-fated Apollo 13 mission, and Buzz Aldrin , one of the people who made that first trip to the lunar ...

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  4. Off Beat: Troubleshooting on the fly common for NASARead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | The Columbian

    ... the flight and how the engineering teams pulled together to solve tough problems, Frasier said. The scene with Jim Lovell (played by Tom Hanks) and his wife outside in Houston in the evening was not as realistic: They would have been eaten alive by ...

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  5. History made at Sedbergh School awards ceremony with first female principal speaker and prizegiverRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2016 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    ... endeavours and reminded them that they are not educated to become bystanders but to make things happen, quoting Jim Lovell, Commander of Apollo 13. Following the prizegiving ceremony and speeches, lunch was served in houses and pupils later competed ...

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  6. New Film 'Mission Control' Focuses on Men Who Put a Man on the MoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | SPACE.com

    ... flight controllers Charles "Chuck" Dietrich and Sy Liebergot, and astronauts Gene Cernan, Charlie Duke and Jim Lovell. The film also features Chris Kraft, the founder of Mission Control, who since 2011 has been the honored namesake of that NASA ...

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  7. Bittersweet tale of a relatable good guy: review of A Hologram To The ...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    ... PA Feature FILM Reviews. WE'RE used to seeing Tom Hanks play American heroes, whether real-life astronaut Jim Lovell in Apollo 13 or the fictional war hero Forrest Gump. So there's a particular pathos when this most likeable of actors represents ...

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  8. The success mindset: Journey or destinationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | Examiner.com

    ... along the way? Absolutely, but if one never arrives, what was the point of leaving in the first place? Just ask Jim Lovell, commander of Apollo 13. In Grant's weekly success strategy for May 5, 2016, Grant writes that if you want to secure a loan on ...

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  9. Navy officer rubs elbows with astronautsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Chanute Tribune

    The trip for a rural Neosho County man from Kansas to Afghanistan included a side visit with two men who went to the moon and one who almost didn't make it back. Serving a career in the US Navy, Neosho County native Phil Blaine met Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong, Apollo 17 astronaut Gene Cernan and Apollo 13 astronaut Jim Lovell.

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  10. Education 13 mins ago 12:10 p.m.Opinion: Harriet Tubman's heroics...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Tubman is now taught in third grade, but only after a 2010 State Board of Education rewrite included her for "heroic deeds" along with the likes of Apollo 13 commander Jim Lovell and 9-11 Flight 93 passenger Todd Beamer. She is the only African-American studied in the "heroes" section, which originally included mythical figures Pecos Bill and Paul Bunyan.

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  11. Harriet Tubmana s heroics went untaught in a whitewashed TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Star-Telegram.com

    Tubman is now taught in third grade, but only after a 2010 State Board of Education rewrite included her for "heroic deeds" along with the likes of Apollo 13 commander Jim Lovell and 9-11 Flight 93 passenger Todd Beamer. She is the only African-American studied in the "heroes" section, which originally included mythical figures Pecos Bill and Paul Bunyan.

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  12. Houston, we have a property! Astronout Jim Lovell, played by Tom...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Houston, we have a property! Astronout Jim Lovell, played by Tom Hanks in Apollo 13 movie puts his $3.5 million Texas lake house up for sale He and his wife are selling their Texas retreat on Lake Lyndon B Johnson in Horseshoe Bay, 35 miles from Austin Retired NASA astronaut Captain Jim Lovell, portrayed by Tom Hanks in the Hollywood classic Apollo 13, has listed his gorgeous lake house for $3,500,000. In 1970 Jim Lovell led a failed moon landing aboard Apollo 13, which became the basis of the 1995 movie of the same name.

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  13. Splashdown: Apollo 13 crew comes home safely 46 years ago SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Sunherald.com

    ... 56 hours into a flight to the moon. Astronauts Fred Haise of Biloxi, Jack Swigert, and mission commander Jim Lovell endured six days in space while Mission Control figured out a way to bring the crew home, according to a report on Spaceflight ...

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  14. Jim Lovell: Iconic astronaut who went to moon twice, back on Earth, now in EdwardsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | RiverBender.com

    ... Eagle landed and walked on the moon. Nine months later, on board Apollo 13 with Fred Haise and Jack Swigert, Jim Lovell who was commanding the flight and was slated to walk on the moon heard a loud bang coming from somewhere in the spacecraft. That ...

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  15. Bridge of Spies - Tom Hanks DVD interviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2016 | IndieLondon

    ... moral fibre, Donovan is the latest in the actor's gallery of ordinary men under extraordinary duress including Jim Lovell ( Apollo 13 ), John Miller ( Saving Private Ryan ) and Chuck Noland ( Cast Away ). Q. Bridge of Spies is perhaps the greatest ...

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  16. Muslim Outreach: NASA Accused of Censoring Christian Cluba s EmailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Breitbart.com

    ... history in respecting the private, religious speech of its employees. In 1968, Apollo 8 astronauts Bill Anders, Jim Lovell, and Frank Borman, read the Creation account from Genesis 1 while orbiting the moon on Christmas Eve. Atheist Madalyn Murray ...

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  17. Brew & View to screen David Bowie's 'The Man Who Fell to Earth'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... in search of water for his own planet. It also stars Rip Torn, Buck Henry and a cameo from real-life astronaut Jim Lovell. In a 1992 interview with MovieLine , Bowie said that his performance shouldn't be described as acting. "I just threw my real ...

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  18. Podcast - It's Your UniverseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2016 | Time

    ... in 1863, published in 2011. He is the author of seven other books, including Apollo 13 -coauthored with Jim Lovell, which served as the basis of the 1995 movie-and is at work on a tenth book, also about the space program. In his time at TIME, Kluger ...

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  19. Sen. Nelson's remarks on the 30th anniversary of the loss of the Space Shuttle ChallengerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | Capital Soup

    ... came together and figured out real-time how to get them back and get them back safely, in a crew headed by Jim Lovell. But it was not to be, Mr. President, on the morning of January 28, 1986. I have a scale model of 1- 100 of the space shuttle, and ...

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  20. Space travel: Houston's great probemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... had a problem. A soon-to-be famous problem. They contacted their bosses immediately: "Houston," said Commander Jim Lovell. "We've had a problem." Fred was one of the crewmen aboard Apollo 13, the third scheduled moon-landing mission launched by ...

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