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Flight from Egypt to Jordan: John Makes a Friend
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Flight from Egypt to Jordan: John Makes a Friend

John tends to make friends on short (and long) flights across the globe. Sometimes this is a good thing, sometimes it ends in disaster. For example, on our first international flight back to the states from Istanbul, Turkey, a man named "Aleksander" made friends with John. This man opened up a giant vat of tuna as the flight took off and he kept poking John, asking him if he wanted some.Related ...
Trading Comfort for Awe — By Jennifer Shipp
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Trading Comfort for Awe — By Jennifer Shipp

On the slow descent downward, I didn’t know that my parachute hadn’t opened all the way.

The man on the radio said, “Toggle right,” and I toggled right. He said, “Toggle left,” and I toggled left. I toggled a lot--right, left, right, left-- because from the ground, the radio man could see that my parachute wasn’t opening properly and the he was trying to help me fix the problem.<br ...
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