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Hello all, Years ago (I don't know how many) there was a story in 'I Learned about Flying from That' about a helicpoter pilot working in the bush who landed in a clearing to eat his lunch. While he tried to eat a sandwich, a bumble bee kept distracting him. He finally became annoyed and without thinking, swatted the bee to the ground. As he continued to eat his sandwich, he watched as the bee methodically restored the structure of its badly crumpled wings. The pilot watched in amazement as bit by bit each tiny piece of the tangled lattice work was straightened and set right. Before the pilot finished his lunch, the bee began to slowly walk around and eventually flew away. The pilot expressed great admiration for the bee's resiliance and also swore to never again strike down another 'flying thing'. In life we all receive our blows. My family is not unique in this. As my family goes about setting things right again, it might be helpful for family members --many of whom understand being a 'flying thing'-- to read this article again. Does anyone remember when it was published and know whether it is possible to obtain a reprint? Thanks folks,Ted GreenawayEdmonton, Alberta, Canada
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