Modern Living: Let's Just Land

It was not the Salvation Army but Pan American World Airways that came to the rescue of two bewildered Britons last week.

Charles Wood had, until three years ago, worked as a janitor at the British Ford plant in Dagenham, Essex. Since his retirement, he and his wife Marie had been hoarding every shilling against the day that they could take off for a visit to Marie's sister, who lived in Corpus Christi, Texas. Last week they sailed into New York harbor on the Queen Elizabeth. As careful budgeters, they had already purchased their tickets for every step of the way: round-trip...

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