10 Fast Facts About Life Of Former Astronaut John Glenn « CBS New York

10 Fast Facts About Life Of Former Astronaut John Glenn « CBS New York: "NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Here are 10 notable aspects of the life of astronaut and U.S. Sen. John H. Glenn Jr. who died Thursday at age 95: ENDURING MARRIAGE: Glenn married his childhood sweetheart, Anna “Annie” Margaret Castor, in 1943. She survives him. He bought her a diamond engagement ring in 1942 for $125 and it was never replaced. FIGHTER PILOT: John Glenn was a U.S. Marine Corps fighter pilot in World War II and the Korean conflict, flying 149 missions. He flew with baseball legend Ted Williams and his plane was riddled with bullets when he flew at low altitude."

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