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‘We thought we were going to die,’ says passenger on turbulent Air Europa flight

Passengers on board an Air Europa flight that was diverted to northeastern Brazil on Monday due to severe turbulence said they feared for their lives during the incident, which injured about 40 people, four of whom were taken to intensive care. “There are passengers with fractures and injuries to their arms, faces and legs,” a passenger told Reuters in the …

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I dreaded menopause, but learned to enjoy the heat

This is a First Person column by Ummni Khan, who lives in Victoria. For more information about CBC’s First Person Stories, see the frequently asked questions. The arrival of my first period was a long-awaited sign of adolescence. I wanted it all. Breasts. Pubic hair. Even pimples seemed to bring with them a kind of anxious coolness. Four decades later, …

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