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Old Monday, November 1st, 2010, 09:42 PM
JohnJT JohnJT is offline
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Default Re: Aruban people's hospitality

I think this was told elsewhere, so I'll try to keep it brief.
We flew to Aruba about 10 days after 9/11/2001.
All Arubans were kind, sad about the events, yet glad we made it to Aruba when many people were not flying.
At one popular restaurant, a young server expressed her sorrow about what happened in New York City. "I am so sorry about what happened to your country".
Our friend gave her a flag pin from his lapel. She was very touched by this little gift, she cried, we cried.
It was a genuine expression of sympathy...one I obviously remember to this day.
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