September 1997

Hong Kong

Volume 80, Issue 9

What? You're going to Hong Kong! This was the reaction I received from members of a friendly retired community on the coastal plain of North Carolina. You could expect this from your peers who, at or above the age of three score and ten, consider a 30-mile trip to the nearest mall a journey. For some of them travel to Hong Kong would be like buying an advance ticket on a shuttle to the first space station.

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