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"Theoretically, it was one of the happiest days of my life. The date was Thursday, June 17, 1971; the BOAC lifted from Kennedy airport promptly at 10am; the sky was blue and sunny, and after a lifetime of waiting I was finally on my way to London." Up, Up, and Away, p. 9

"When I was completely relaxed, the voice in my head inquired what I planned to do if something went wrong and nobody met the plane. To forestall panic, I got the letters out of my shoulder bag and read them over. Those letters were my lifeline." Up, Up, and Away, p. 11

"There's a radio in the headboard of this bed, the BBC just bid me goodnight. The entire radio system here goes to bed at midnight." Thursday, June 17, Midnight, p. 15

"I lie here listening to the rain, and nothing is real. I'm in a pleasant hotel room that could...

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