Neil Armstrong, 1st man on the moon, dies at 82

By LISA CORNWELL and SETH BORENSTEIN Published: August 26, 2012
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CINCINNATI — Neil Armstrong was a soft-spoken engineer who became a global hero when as a steely-nerved pilot he made “one giant leap for mankind” with a small step onto the moon. The modest man, who had people on Earth entranced and awed from almost a quarter-million miles away but always credited others for the feat, died Saturday. He was 82.

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