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Unaccompanied Minor

I settled back into my seat, anticipating a quiet, uneventful flight home after a week of busy holiday travels. I was looking forward to uninterruptedly reading my new book, “The Heart of Trauma,” by Bonnie Badenoch (I know, only a therapist could get excited to read about this topic). The fight was overbooked, the kind where the flight attendants are begging passengers to gate check their carry on luggage, so I was surprised when the window seat next to my middle one remained empty. Just as it seemed I would have the luxury of an unoccupied place beside me, I looked up to see a flight attendant hurriedly shepherding a very young boy to my row. I turned my legs sideways so he could squee

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