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Old 03-06-2017, 07:44 PM   #106
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Cooper You know, they say when you talk to God it's prayer, but when God talks to you, it's schizophrenia..

1967 Saturday June 3 - The flight was the first leg of a 15-day package holiday to the Costa Brava organised by Lyons Tours with 83 passengers and five crew..At 10:04 the aircraft reported to Air Traffic Control at Perpignan that all was well, visibility was good and that they were beginning to descend, a few minutes later the aircraft hit the 9,000 feet Mount Canigou to the south-west of Perpignan..The aircraft was destroyed and all 88 onboard were killed..The Douglas DC-4 aircraft had been built as a C-54A Skymaster for the US Army Air Forces in 1942..It had been imported into the UK 1960 by Starways and Air Ferry had purchased the aircraft in 1963 and it had flown 42,300 at the time of the last maintenance check..Cause of the Incident was determined to be carbon monoxide poisoning of the flight crew due to a faulty cabin heater..

A DC-4 similar to the aircraft..

Twice a year, in early February and at the end of October, with good weather, the Canigou can be seen at sunset from as far as Marseille, 250 km away, by refraction of light..There are two ancient monasteries at the foot of the mountain..Every year on 23 June, the night before St. John's day (nuit de Saint Jean), there is a ceremony called Flama del Canigó (Canigou Flame), where a fire is lit at the mountaintop..Tamas Darnyi (born in Budapest) is a Hungarian retired male swimmer, considered by many to be one of the greatest medley swimmers in history - Anderson Hays Cooper is an American journalist, TV personality, and author.. He is the primary anchor of the CNN news show Anderson Cooper 360°..Cooper was born in New York City, the younger son of the writer Wyatt Emory Cooper and the artist, fashion designer, writer, and heiress Gloria Vanderbilt..She was particularly noted as an early developer of designer Blue Genes..

The Canigou inspired the epic poem "Canigó" by Catalan poet Jacint Verdaguer i Santaló.. In these verses Verdaguer compares the snowy mountain to a Magnolia flower (pages 27–28) The Canigó is an immense magnolia that blooms in an offshoot of the Pyrenees; its bees are the fairies that surround it, and its butterflies the swans and the eagles..Its cup are jagged mountain chains, coloured in silver by the winter and in gold by the summer, huge cup where the star drinks fragrances, the airs freshness and the clouds water..The pine forests are its hedges and the ponds its dew drops, and its pistil is that golden palace, seen by the nymph in her dreams descending from heaven..Magnolia is an ancient genus..Appearing before bees did, the flowers are theorized to have evolved to encourage pollination by beetles..Of his golden thread, all of these spirit voices rule the night understand we're both staying at the Great Northern..I've found that one must try and teach people that there's no top limit to disaster-that, so long as breath remains in your body, you've got accept the miseries of life..They will often seem infinite, insupportable..Especially when it's served at the correct temperature...

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