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By Pierre Barker | Tuesday, Jun 25, 2013
A couple of months ago I was somewhere over the Atlantic, heading back to the US on the 15 ½ hour non-stop flight from Johannesburg to Atlanta. At 3.30am, I had given up trying to doze off, upright, in seat 30A. Through the semi-dark I was aware that the fellow traveler in row 28A was struggling to breathe. I was trying to decide whether this was just a case of bad snoring (sleep apnea) or something worse. Moments later, when the passenger stopped breathing, I became embroiled in a full-scale r ... read full post


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