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Are Angels Really Blue?

Dave, Kevin, and I went to see the Blue Angels in San Francisco. As part of Fleet Week, the Blue Angels come every so often to wow the crowds with their acrobatics, dare-devil swoops near Golden Gate Bridge, and near-collisions that give everyone watching the chills. Did you know the Blue Angels were named as such because a lead lieutenant came across an advertisement for a popular New York City nightclub called “Blue Angel?” The Blue Angels were initially formed in 1946 and is the world’s first officially sanctioned military aerial demonstration team (thank you, Wikipedia). The pilots and jets...