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  • "Folks, before we begin our descent, we have some good news for you."

    "Early landing?" I hoped.

    "The couple in 40 A and B, Frank and Laura, just got engaged. The wedding is next year!"

    "Congratulations, Frank and Laura," I thought as I clapped and looked toward the back of the plane. The couple ducked their heads, beaming and blushing. A Valentine's Day engagement. "How sweet."

    I would have preferred an early arrival.
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