Hundreds Greet Buzz at Torrance Book Signing

Hundreds Greet Buzz at Torrance Book Signing

He landed on the moon with clocklike precision, but visiting the South Bay, not so much.

Buzz Aldrin – the second man to walk on the moon – was about 10 minutes late for his talk and book signing at Borders Books in Torrance. But his arrival was met with a standing ovation by the several hundred people who gathered to see him.

In a wide-ranging talk that touched on the Cold War, space exploration, luck, fate and even the souring economy, the 79-year-old Aldrin spent as much time discussing his plans for the future as his historic r sum .

“I don’t live in the past,” he said. “But there appears to be an increased appreciation for what we accomplished.”

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