“A mentor often asks for nothing in return, except an unspoken agreement that when the time comes, you will do your best to help someone else in the future”, writes 15-year-old Abigail Harrison whose dream is become the first astronaut to Mars in 2030.
The aspiring astronaut’s dream began slowly transforming into something more tangible when she met Italian Astronaut Luca Parmitano and the latter had become her mentor. Now “astronaut Abby”, which is the name Abigail goes by, has also started an outreach program for kids and adults to inspire them to follow their dreams.
Read the entire story here – http://blog.aarp.org/2013/04/23/astronaut-abby-outreach-program-ways-to-promote-volunteering/
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