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Rocket Boy Roy Lee Cooke visits with Cross Lanes students

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CROSS LANES, WV -

One of the men the movie October Sky was based on visited with 4th and 5th graders in Cross Lanes, WV.

Roy Lee Cooke will talk with the students at The Cooke Co. office in Cross Lanes.  About 110 students will attend the question and answer session with Cooke.  Cooke first gained fame through the book Rocket Boys and then again when the book was adapted to film in 1999.

Cooke is now president of a transportation company in Cross Lanes.