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A National Hero & An International Airport: Weekly Photo Challenge – Names

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“This week, share a photo that includes a name.”

In 1972, the Government of Jamaica changed the name of the Palisadoes Airport in Kingston to the Norman Manley International Airport, in honour of National Hero the Right Excellent Norman Washington Manley.p1070434There is a display in the main hall of the airport that gives information about Norman Manley.p1070362And at the airport, his name appears on things large…p1070473…and small.nmia-parking-ticket (Does anyone else remember when the parking tickets contained a typo and read “Normal Manley International Airport”? I used to ask jokingly whether that meant there were some abnormal Manleys.)

Weekly Photo Challenge – Names

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2 thoughts on “A National Hero & An International Airport: Weekly Photo Challenge – Names

  1. Ha! I didn’t know about the misspelling! How funny…

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