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Obama meets Apollo 11 astronauts


US President Barack Obama has met with the astronauts of Apollo 11 at the White House on the 40th anniversary of the first landing on the Moon.

Mr Obama said that Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins were "genuine American heroes".


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