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Tod Brilliant is one of the many travelers who has been grounded thanks to ash from the volcano in Iceland. It’s stressful for anyone, but Brilliant’s wife is eight months pregnant. Nonetheless, they’ve been making use of their time. Tod started a Facebook group called “When Volcanoes Erupt: A Survival Guide for Stranded Travelers,” which already has over 1500 members.

He tells his story of the agony of waiting, and what he and his wife have done during their wait so far.

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