Able to witness everything.

For my entire life the comet hurtled sunward, and then for a fleeting moment I positioned myself in the front row to enjoy its passage as it returned into distant space. For me the 1985-86 Halley apparition will be fondly remembered long after the Halley bars are eaten and the T-shirt fades.

Submitted on July 10, 2018

Additional definitions for 'in the front row':

in the front rowProminent, demanding attention.
in the front rowUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see in,‎ front row.
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