In the shadow
[They](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harrison_Schmitt) [look](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eugene_Andrew_Cernan) [like](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Moss_Duke%2C_Jr.) [anybody's](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Watts_Young) [grandparents](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Irwin) [now](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Scott), [but](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edgar_Mitchell) [they're](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Shepard) [special](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Bean).
It's something I've dreamed of my whole life. It's something I may yet see in my life, and it's something for which I would sell anything, give anything to see. The passion with which these men speak of the moon, the look in their eyes as they remember the experience of landing, walking on, and -- in the end -- successfully leaving the moon behind is something I empathize with, even if I can't _know_ the whole truth of it.Tweet