I met Captain Al Haines last year. He came to The University of North Dakota and spoke at an Alpha-Eta-Rho parent's weekend banquent.
(Alpha-Eta-Rho is an international aviation
He is a very nice man but still doesn't know why he has recieved all of the attention. All he did was his job. If anyone ever get's a chance to meet him, do it because you will meet a man who truthfully loved his job.
Remember when sex was safe and flying was dangerous?