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I am a full time Air Traffic Controller in Atlanta, GA.
I started a small solar astronomy outreach program in 2008 named after my friend Charlie Bates who had committed suicide. In 4 years it has grown to be the largest volume astronomy outreach program in the world. I support over 30 different outreach programs in 13 countries exclusively through the connectivity of social media outlets like facebook and twitter. I have postedover 3000 videos and 10's of thousands of images from my events