Interviews

Feature: ‘Come From Away’ Spotlights the Fearlessness of Humanity Amidst Aftermath of 9/11

In the wake of 9/11, came stories of compassion, including the story of the “plane people” who landed in Gander, Newfoundland after the U.S. airspace was closed. Over 6,500 passengers on 38 planes were diverted to Gander nearly doubling the population of the town. In the course of four days, foreigners became friends and found solace in the kindness of strangers. Learn more about one of the real-life stories that inspired the musical COME FROM AWAY.