Marty Jezer

Annie Glenn found her voice

Annie Glenn found her voice

‘What makes stuttering unique is that it’s easy to hide. All one has to do to not stutter is to not talk. Annie Glenn kept silent all through school, as did I and most every other stutterer I know.’

Sometime today, if everything goes A-OK, John Glenn will be orbiting the Earth in the space shuttle Discovery.

Glenn, who in 1962 became the first American to orbit the earth, is our country's last great hero. The outpouring of affection and excitement for him after his first flight in space was as unexpected as it was authentic.

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