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    jasonlulu_2000 is offline Senior Member
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    the precious earthlings

    And as the moon made its way to stardom, I saw something truly marvelous.
    You know, so much of parenting is saying "no" and forcing vegetables – but on rare occasion, the heavens align and you're in the perfect position to feed a passion.
    I know a lot of people looked up and saw something remarkable this week, but for mothers and fathers like me, the more beautiful sight was the reaction of our precious earthlings.

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    Jason
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 26-Aug-2017 at 20:11. Reason: Reduced font size

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    Re: the precious earthlings

    I had to read the whole article. He is talking about his kids, especially George.
    Last edited by Tarheel; 27-Aug-2017 at 06:47.

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    our precious earthlings

    Dark matter holds everything together.

    As for the moon, it's the diameter that's relevant, not size (mass).

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