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Unformatted text preview: flailing. But later I
heard that he’d been viewing offensive images on his laptop and
that other passengers complained that they could see the screen.
When the steward politely asked him to stop, the guy went nuts! C/M/Y/K DESIGN SERVICES OF M09_BOVE5352_09_SE_C08.QXD 5/17/07 12:59 PM Page 243 C HAPTER 8 Writing Routine and Positive Messages 243 He was a stocky, red-faced, bull-necked guy, and it took six crew
members to handcuff him and strap him into a back-row seat.
Maybe he was drunk or on drugs, I don’t know, but he just kept
screaming, ‘I’m going to kill you!’ and hitting people with his
head, which was bleeding everywhere.”
“Finally a passenger who was a pediatrician came forward
and offered to inject the guy with a sedative for the rest of the
flight. Thank goodness. Otherwise we would’ve been listening to
his profanity for the next 10 hours. . . .” she trails off. “You know, I
thought he was a hijacker and I was going to die on that plane.”
“So did they arrest him?”
“As soon as we got on...
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