Back to (the New) Normal

Fifteen days after the terrorist attacks on September 11, it was time for me to fly again. As my car approached the departure area of the American terminal at Chicago's O'Hare airport, I realized the trip from the airport turnoff had taken less time than usual. A short while later, when I went through the security checkpoint — which wasn't noticeably improved — I noticed uniformed U.S. marshals patrolling the area. Then I realized I was in need of a cup of coffee, and strolled over to Dunkin'

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