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An elderly traveler, weary and much burdened with luggage and related trivia attending a lengthy trip, was stricken with a heart complaint as he waited to depart from the southern U.S. air terminal. As it happened, a preacher was waiting for the same departure and attended to the man's needs:

"My friend," began the parson, "It is time to make your peace with God. Your prayers may determine whether you go to heaven or hell."

"Preacher," came the frail yet determined voice of the dying traveler, "I really don't care which place I'm going ... as long as I don't have to change at St. Louis ..."

----------------A Final Thought ...

"I feel about airplanes the way I feel about diets. It seems to me that they are wonderful things for other people to go on."

- Jean Kerr (b. 1923), U.S. playwright