From the May 2012 magazine.

May 2012: Plane Talk

Reaching out to a stranger in the air lifted him up higher

It was March 8,1993. I remember the date because I had just finished acting in a play the night before. My wife had said we needed a vacation and scheduled one to the Bahamas beginning March 7. When we realized I had one more performance, it was decided that she would go on ahead with the couple we would be spending the week with, and I would join them the next day.

Monday morning as I checked in at the airport, I was told my flight had been cancelled. It was changed to one that would go through Cleveland. As I boarded the plane in Cleveland, I couldn’t help but notice one of the...

-- Bill P.

Eagle, Wisconsin