How a Knock on Astronaut Neil Armstrong’s Door in 1969 Is Still Reverberating

From a Washington Post column by Theresa Vargas headlined “How a knock on Neil Armstrong’s door in 1969 is still reverberating”:

The extraordinary story spilled out in the most ordinary of ways: at a dinner party.

Jo Chim and Anisha Abraham were both living in Hong Kong at the time, and during a get together one night, Chim listened as Abraham talked about the day her family met Neil Armstrong’s family.

She listened as Abraham described how the encounter occurred months after the astronaut walked on the moon, an event that brought people together, even as other issues pulled them apart. Martin Luther King Jr. had been assassinated only a year earlier.