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Astronaut Michael Collins (left) receives a Congressional Gold Medal from House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, California Democrat, as fellow astronaut Neil Armstrong (fifth from left) receives his medal from House Speaker John Boehner, Ohio Republican, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (fifth from right), Nevada Democrat, presents to astronaut John Glenn, and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (second from right), Kentucky Republican, to Buzz Aldrin during a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony at the Capitol building in Washington on Nov. 16, 2011. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/The Washington Times)
Photo by: T.J. KIRKPATRICK
Astronaut Michael Collins (left) receives a Congressional Gold Medal from House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, California Democrat, as fellow astronaut Neil Armstrong (fifth from left) receives his medal from House Speaker John Boehner, Ohio Republican, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (fifth from right), Nevada Democrat, presents to astronaut John Glenn, and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (second from right), Kentucky Republican, to Buzz Aldrin during a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony at the Capitol building in Washington on Nov. 16, 2011. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/The Washington Times)

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