Personal Narrative: My Father Rosario Zuco

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My father Rosario Zuco was born on May 13 of 1966. He grew up in Florida with his three siblings; Claudia, Paola, and Arthur. My father’s parents are Maria Zuco and the late Antonio Zuco. He attended to Florida State University and graduated with a bachelor's degree in economics. After college he worked in a series of restaurants in Texas, Tennessee, Virginia, Florida and Maryland. He married my mother, Kristen Zuco, on October 10 of 1990. They had four children; Isabella, Sienna , Milana and Talia. As the most significant event in his lifetime my father choose the Challenger Disaster.
The Challenger Space Shuttle Disaster was a horrible accident that occurred on January 28 of 1986 at The Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The cause of the incident was determined as a malfunction in the O-rings, which had been designed to separate the sections of the rocket booster and had failed to do so due to cold weather. Engineers working on the space shuttle on the day of liftoff warned their superiors of the vulnerability of the O-rings at low temperature, these warnings were ignored. The American shuttle orbiter Challenger exploded 73 seconds after take off. The families of
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When living in Florida the launches had become routine, but the fact that a teacher was flying into space made the mission special and caught the attention of many Americans and news broadcasters. People had begun to question NASA and the decision to send a civilian into space. My father remembered looking to the sky and seeing smoke in the air and wondered what had happened. At this point he went to the television in his home and turned on the news. That was when he realized that the Challenger had exploded. My father was in disbelief, no one ever thought something could have gone wrong because the launches were so
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