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Life-Saving Decision

It's important that we learn to recognize God's voice. In Jan of 1997, Larry Riley—the player personnel director of the then Vancouver Grizzlies of the NBA—made a decision that saved his life. He was in Cincinnati, waiting to board a plane for Detroit. Instead, he decided to return home to Lynden, Washington. When he arrived in Seattle, he learned of the fate of the Comair commuter flight he'd almost boarded: it had crashed outside of Detroit, killing all 29 aboard. A co-worker called him and said, "Larry, where are you? Everybody's upset." Then he was told about the other flight. Larry Riley said, "Something just told me to go home."

Reference: "Grizzlies aide fortunate," The Arizona Republic (1-14-97)