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Uncle Sam Diary

Not the ‘LA International Airport’ of Susan Raye fame. The only sound was of the trolley wheels. 'We are in a deep hole,' said the lady at the counter. 'How’s India doing?' Well…

Uncle Sam Diary

Virus Noir in LA

When I went to the airport this January to board a plane to the US, I found the people there in a relaxed mood. Yes, all of them were wearing masks and quite a few of them were in that mock-space suit. I was asked that routine question, ‘Why now?’ The US then was reporting a high number of deaths and Los Angeles, where I was landing, was spoken of as the very cesspit of the virus. I had to tell them my wife and I longed to see our grandson and we were prepared to take the risk.

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