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Coalwood School in Coalwood, West Virginia. Homer Hickam's hometown. I've actually been here once before with my family, but I really want to go again. Watch the movie October Sky if you're confused. :)


Carrying Albert Home: The Somewhat True Story of a Man, His Wife, and Her Alligator: Homer Hickam: 9780062325907: Books

Rocket Boys (The Coalwood Series #1) by Homer Hickam,

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Homer Hickam--What an accomplished and inspiring American. Best-selling author, honored Vietnam veteran, and former NASA engineer. Wrote the book "Rocket Boys" which inspired the movie "October Sky".