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Re: [IP] No More Carry-On Luggage!

At 09:52 PM 9/12/01 -0400, you wrote:
>In a message dated 9/12/01 7:33:29 PM US Eastern Standard Time,
>email @ redacted writes:
><< I just heard on the world news that new guidelines have been imposed for
>  airlines, one of them being that no carry-on luggage will be allowed!  I
>  that hard to believe, especially for those of us with medical 
> necessities! >>
>I don't think that medically necessary items will be disallowed. I think that
>we may have to be diligent in getting a doctor's note to carry with us in the
>future. I think there is a possibility of having to hand over our "stuff" to
>a flight attendent to be stored elsewhere on the plane. But I don't think
>we'll be forced to put necessary medical items in the hold with our luggage.
>As for me, I flew to Europe for three weeks earlier this year and carried all
>of my meds, insulin, strips and pump supplies -- in my purse. Granted, a very
>large purse, but a purse just the same. Had room for my wallet, checkbook,
>snacks and  a trashy novel or two, also. <g>
>Jan and Elvis

yeah, I always carry a back-packy kind of purse when I travel.  I can get a 
lot in there, even snacks.  I'm not sure how far they're going to go with 
the carry-on thing.  We'll just have to wait and see.

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