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Recent medical statistics report that one out of three Americans is overweight. Our personal flight statistics show that one of them is always assigned to a seat next to us. Other statistics show that in a three-across-seat booking, when we get the center seat, a statistically overweight person will sit on either side.

Next time it happens to you, and the flight isn't fully booked, don't make a fuss and embarrass yourself and bulky seatmate. Politely ask the flight attendant if you can move to another seat.

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