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Best-selling author Samuel Casey Carter showcases a dozen mainstream schools that focus on a culture of character as their foundation and have achieved extraordinary results.
Chapter 11: Atlantis Elementary: Port St. John, Florida
Atlantis Elementary: Port St. John, Florida
[Page 120]When Yuri Gagarin, the famed Soviet cosmonaut, returned safely to Earth after the very first manned mission to outer space, the people of the United States were at once thrilled by the human accomplishment and horrified by the prospect of the Red Terror's further dominance in the space race. President Kennedy, determined to motivate this country with an audacious goal, framed his positive message with the following words:
I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to the Earth. No single space project in this period will be more impressive to mankind, or more ...