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PSYCHO POMP OR SOUL CONDUCTOR
Only once have I been aboard an airplane that was forced to make an emergency landing. In Nairobi – Kenya, to be precise, because one of the engines had stopped functioning. This plane was flying from Mauritius to London in the year 2001. I was seven months pregnant with our second child and our toddler was about 18 months old. He LOVED the whole drama of the emergency landing: the concealed panic of the crew members, the flashing lights, the fire engines waiting for us at Nairobi Airport. Then being stuck in Africa unexpectedly so he could go feed the giraffes. Our eldest son considered this whole episode a HUGE TREAT. For years afterwards he would ask, while on planes: is this plane going to crash? (Foul glances from other passengers!) No, it’s not, hush now!! But will it make an emergency landing, as…
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