September 26th, 2001

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In one of those six degrees of separation sort of stories, it turns out that one of the "Arab-looking" men pulled off a plane and detained, then let go hours later with no explanation, from a plane departing from California was Amin Khalifa, who, as it turns out, is the CFO of Beckman Coulter, the company I work for. Which kind of explains why there was a flurry in corporate email as a nastygram insisting people "respect others" and "make sure to keep the workplace free of harassment" was distreibuted.