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How I Gained (and Wrestled Down) My Fear of Flying

Sometimes you can’t kill your fear. But you can make friends with it.

Credit: PXhere

Back in 2011, I endured one of those flights from hell, an Orlando-to-NYC jaunt that skirted a monstrous storm-front. The turbulence popped open luggage bins and sent loose objects flying; people shrieked in fear. As I crouched in my seat, every muscle tight, the…

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Nick Kolakowski

Nick Kolakowski

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Writer, editor, author of 'Maxine Unleashes Doomsday' and 'Boise Longpig Hunting Club.'