Denver (CNN)It took every bit of Clyde Hoffman's willpower to not touch every button, switch, and lever in Colorado's Wings Over The Rockies Air & Space Museum.
"If I could flip the switches, I'd tell you how to turn it on," proclaimed the 12-year-old aviation enthusiast as he sat in the museum's Boeing 727 cockpit exhibit. "This is where I want to be when I grow up.
"On this day, Clyde and his parents, Mark and Melissa, made the hour-and-a-half trip north from their Colorado Springs home, in part, to appease their son's infatuation with airplanes.
But their main reason for the visit was this: to meet up with the woman who'd saved Clyde's life 16 months earlier.
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