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Buzz Aldrin is having a great time at the Rio Olympics

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He made history as one of the first people to walk on the moon and now retired astronaut Buzz Aldrin is rooting for American athletes as they compete at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Wearing a pair of American flag suspenders and other patriotic gear, Aldrin has been cheering on Team USA from the stands this week and posting photos and videos on Facebook along the way.

Aldrin was in the audience as the women's gymnastics team and swimmers Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky won gold medals.

Aldrin even took part in some Carnaval festivities in Rio.

The 2016 Summer Games run through Aug. 21.

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