As I sit back and close my eyes, I can almost feel like I am there—the wind blowing through my hair as I walk towards my uncertain fate: a twenty passenger aircraft. As I settled in my seat, I remember feeling chills down my back as the realization flooded my head. 

My life was about to change forever. Nervous excitement coursed through my veins as the announcements began to play overhead as my first flight to Seattle was about to begin. The wheels started to turn faster and faster. The plane shuddered violently as the plane.....


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