TERROR ON FLIGHT 800: SNUFFED OUT WHILE EMBRACING THE WORLD

Beth Peet had never been on a roller coaster. But she had a friend named Julia Grimm. Julia was a little more adventurous than Beth, or perhaps just more curious. Last Memorial Day, reported USA Today, the two high school students traveled from their hometown of Montoursville, Pennsylvania, to Hershey Park, for a Weird Al Yankovic concert; while there, Julia took Beth up on one of the park's wild rides. Last week adventure beckoned again. Both girls had a chance to go on the Montoursville High School French club's excursion to France. Beth, given a choice by her parents, opted out:...

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