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A room, a road, a rocket and a road trip to remember

A few days before Christmas 2021, I packed my car, made a rough plan and left home for a solo road trip. Over the next 10 days, I'd end up driving 2469 miles (3973 km) through 10 states and having one of the best road trips of my life. One sees a lot of things on a trip that long. But this post is not going to be a detailed account of the whole trip (although do hit me up if you want the deets). Instead, I want to share three of the places I visited and what I saw there - a room, a road and a rocket- and the thoughts and emotions they stirred in me.  THE ROOM In Philadelphia, I saw a room, The room where it happened . In this room, in 1776, the Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence, thus creating the United States of America. As if that wasn't claim to fame enough for a room, 11 years later, after having won the American Revolutionary War against the British Empire, some of them returned to the same room to debate, frame and ratify the Constitution of the Unit

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