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King: Book celebrates wisdom of hero pilot Chuck Yeager

2 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

Winston Churchill used to advise young people to read “Bartlett's Familiar Quotations,” the oft-updated compilation of brief quotes from just about anyone who said something memorable. Of course, Churchill added more than a few of his own.
The quote, to me, is distilled wisdom in a few words, often funny, whether it came from Dorothy Parker, Abraham Lincoln or the Beatles.
So, it is thrilling to know that Victoria Yeager, widow of Chuck Yeager, aviation's greatest hero, has collected his sayings into a book, “101 Chuck Yeager-isms: Wit & Wisdom from America's Hero.”
Yeager came from the...
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