Wife: Ex-astronaut Armstrong 'amazingly resilient'

Aug 11, 2012

(AP) — The wife of former astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, says he's "amazingly resilient" and making progress toward recovering from heart surgery.

Carol Armstrong told The Associated Press in an email Friday that in the days since the , her 82-year-old husband has been able to get out of bed and sit in a chair, and then walk up and down the corridor.

She says: "Neil is amazingly resilient and on track with his rehab schedule." She credits her husband's drive and the expertise of his doctors.

The name of the hospital where the surgery occurred hasn't been disclosed. The Armstrongs live in a Cincinnati suburb.

commanded the Apollo 11 spacecraft that landed on the moon on July 20, 1969.

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ubavontuba
Aug 11, 2012
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jsdarkdestruction
3 / 5 (2) Aug 12, 2012
I hope you have a speedy recovery neil. we are all hoping for it.
ubavontuba
1 / 5 (3) Aug 16, 2012
The moderators removed my post because they thought this was pointless verbiage: "Hang in there Neil!"

So a brief expression of well wishes for Neil Armstrong after heart surgery, is "pointless verbiage" now?

How about this:

Hang in there Neil! We're wishing you our best!

Will that pass muster?
ValeriaT
1 / 5 (1) Aug 25, 2012
Unfortunately, these news probably covered some important details, as Mr. Amstrong died before few hours following complications resulting from his heart surgery... :-(
Vendicar_Decarian
3 / 5 (4) Sep 05, 2012
Poor UbVonTard positing a supportive message after he died.

"The moderators removed my post because they thought this was pointless verbiage: "Hang in there Neil!" - UbVonTard

Pathetic.
ubavontuba
2.3 / 5 (3) Sep 09, 2012
Poor UbVonTard positing a supportive message after he died.

"The moderators removed my post because they thought this was pointless verbiage: "Hang in there Neil!" - Uba

Pathetic.

Poor Vendibot can't read a calendar date.

So pathetic.

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