Song about Wally Funk (from a play about the Mercury 13)

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Song about Wally Funk (from a play about the Mercury 13)

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Fantastically nerdy theater writer Helen Arney is working on a play about the Mercury 13 called "Almost Astronauts". On episode 3.1 (October 10, 2023) of A Podcast Of Unnecessary Detail she shared one of the songs written for (and subsequently cut from) the show, about Wally Funk. Check it out here: https://podcastaddict.com/a-podcast-of- ... /165016043 (skip to 18:52 for the preamble, the song begins at about 29:10)

I'm looking forward to the full play. Interestingly, it's not the first time this story has been adapted to a play: https://www.space.com/36922-almost-firs ... -play.html
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