A Trip to Carl Sagan's Grave
There's a video I bumped into on YouTube a while back where this fellow is looking for Carl Sagan's grave.
He finds it of course, along with the final resting place of Carl's parents, Rachel and Sam, as well as a relatively new arrival - a name he didn't quite recognize.
It was Pearl Druyan, who had apparently passed on in 2005.
I'm like, "I know that name! I got a letter from Pearl Druyan once!"
Back in 1983, Carl was in the hospital with appendicitis or something of the sort and me and a buddy decided to send him a get-well card. I think we may have been in every bit of 8th grade or thereabouts. This is the note we got from Ms. Druyan, who we surmised was Anne's mother:
And that was the closest I ever got to a letter from Carl Sagan ...