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John Gillespie Magee Jr Biography...John Gillespie Magee, Jr. (9 June 1922 – 11 December 1941) was an American aviator and poet who died as a result of a mid-air collision over Lincolnshire during World War II. He was serving in the Royal Canadian Air Force, which he joined before the United States officially entered the war. He is most famous for his poem "High Flight."

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Quote Left Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of earth, And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings. Quote Right
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Quote Left ...[I] put out my hand, and touched the face of God. Quote Right
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