Neil Armstrong's Moon Walk

Where were you when he first walked on the moon?
3:00 | 08/26/12

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many americans remembering where they were when this happened, those first steps on the moon. And you wrote me about it. Tonight, your stories. Men from the planet earth, first step foot on the moon. Reporter: So many of you writing to us after learning of this country's loss. Neil armstrong, the astronaut who proved to a nation what was possible, with an entire country watching. So many of you pointing out that you were watching in black and white. Bernard writing me, "i am sure the stars are welcoming him back home." Susan adding, "i remember watching neil armstrong walk on the moon. I was 10 at the time. And thought it was amazing that we, as americans, could do that. Rest in peace, neil armstrong, one of the last true pioneers." Diana saying, "what a great day in history. I was so excited. A true hero." Many of you writing in you weren't even born yet but his was the name you learned in history class. His walk, right into the history books. Got the flag up now and you can see the stars and sts. Reporter: Ruth writing, "since that walk on the moon, i thought of him as immortal." And it was a viewer named daniel who perhaps said it best. "God speed, mr. Armstrong. You made america proud."

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