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Homer Hickam

Homer Hickam

Homer is a kid with high hopes and a dream that hopefully inspires others. Homer is determined, confident, and motivated. Even though he is looked at like an outcast in his town he still continued to pursue his dream of becoming a rocket scientist. People called him "rocket boy" as an insult but turned to be his stage name. Even with insults and his father telling him that he "needs to cut it out with his rocket non sense" and not being supportive of him.