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By Stephen McKay
Sports Writer 

Talking Sports: The Eagle – and this writer – have landed

 

There's only one thing that's ever been on my bucket list. But I did it well before the term bucket list was ever coined.

When the 1990s began, I believed I should commit myself to achieving the goal, before the decade was out, of jumping out of a plane and returning safely to earth. No single space project in that period would be more impressive to me, or more important, to my long-range exploration of space; and none would be so difficult or expensive to accomplish.

President John Kennedy's goal of sending a man to the moon and returning him safely to the earth was a little loftier than m...



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