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Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they’ve got a second. Give your dreams all you’ve got and you’ll be amazed at the energy that comes out of you!!
—William James

December 27, 1968 — Apollo 8 splashes down in the Pacific Ocean, ending the first orbital manned mission to the Moon.

November 4, 2008 — Barack Obama becomes the first person of biracial or African-American descent to be elected President of the United States.

June 29, 2007 — Apple Inc. releases its first mobile phone, the iPhone.

April 12, 1981 — The first space shuttle, Columbia, carrying astronauts Robert L. Crippen and John W. Young, blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Fla. on its first test flight.

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