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I Need to Get Over My Fear of Flying

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    Terrified to Fly

    I have to fly in 3 days and im freaking out
    tracym417 tracym417 36-40 1 Response Jun 4, 2008

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    Flying the Skies.....

    I am afraid of flying and I for one am glad the airlines are finally working on the airplanes. that will make me feel safer the next time i fly. the scenery in the air is so beautiful. that's the closes I can get to god and really enjoy his handiwork. I won't be afraid anymore...
    Tigger1 Tigger1 51-55, F 4 Responses Apr 11, 2008

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    Terrified to Fly

    I have to fly in 3 days and im freaking out
    tracym417 tracym417 36-40 1 Response Jun 4, 2008

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