From Troy to NASA

NASA BADGE - Every workday Jane would wear this badge to access her workplace. This is also the badge that Jane wore when the store clerk asked if she a “Singer” for the astronauts.

Troy resident Jane Deaton grew up as a small town girl. Like many girls who live in rural areas, daydreaming about what life had in store for them is typical. Jane was typical. “When I was a young girl, I would wonder, ‘What am I supposed to do in life,’” she stated. “I was a good student throughout my 12 years in Montgomery County, but that used to dog me and dog me, what would I do.”

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