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‘Apollo 11’ brings back awe of 1969 moon landing

One of the strangest experiences I’ve ever had as a film critic was talking with Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin about the documentary “In the Shadow of the Moon” after a Sundance screening years ago and then walking out into the cold night air and looking up at the moon and thinking, “That guy actually set foot on that thing.” I cannot imagine what it must be like to be Aldrin, or any of his astronaut cohorts, and

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