June 5th, 2008
08:00 AM ET

How to get to a Planet in Peril

[cnn-photo-caption image=http://i.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2008/images/06/05/art.neilrawanda.jpg caption="Neil Hallsworth starting his work at a local school in Rwanda. June 5, 2008"]

Neil Hallsworth
CNN Senior Photojournalist

This is the first trip for Planet in Peril 2, and so far the trip hasn't started off well.

I have arrived at New York’s JFK airport, terminal 2, but finding a skycap who wants to help me with nine large cases is proving difficult. Not too mention, once I get someone, I have to go through the painful process of getting the cases through customs.

Next, to check-in....which always starts with the checking agent asking, "you have how many bags?” I tell him I usually have twice as many!

I go through security and I have SSS on my ticket, meaning I have been randomly selected for special security screening. The TSA officer apologizes as I assume the position and remarks, "I see you've done this before." I'm getting used to this now.


Filed under: Planet in Peril
June 5th, 2008
06:57 AM ET

Morning Buzz

Morning folks....

Well...It's official, Hillary Clinton is dropping out!! She will concede to Barack Obama on Saturday and suspend her campaign, meaning she doesn't have to give up all her delegates, just yet...Here is an excerpt from the letter she sent out to her supporters over night:

"I wanted you to be one of the first to know: on Saturday, I will hold an event in Washington D.C. to thank everyone who has supported my campaign. Over the course of the last 16 months, I have been privileged and touched to witness the incredible dedication and sacrifice of so many people working for our campaign. Every minute you put into helping us win, every dollar you gave to keep up the fight meant more to me than I can ever possibly tell you.

On Saturday, I will extend my congratulations to Senator Obama and my support for his candidacy. This has been a long and hard-fought campaign, but as I have always said, my differences with Senator Obama are small compared to the differences we have with Senator McCain and the Republicans.

I have said throughout the campaign that I would strongly support Senator Obama if he were the Democratic Party's nominee, and I intend to deliver on that promise....."

So WHAT WENT WRONG  with her campaign?

Filed under: The Buzz
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