Speaking Out: The Nine Least Dull Moments From Ed Balls’ Autobiography

“…the eerie silence remained, as we continued to watch the numbers tick down: 33,000, 32,000, 31,000. Gordon turned to me and said: ‘Well, here we are,’ and I said: ‘Yep, maybe this is it.’ We had a really nice conversation about our families, about the good things we thought we’d done in our lives, and what we’d be sorry to leave behind. By this point, the plane was down to 24,000 feet. Gordon paused, turned to me, and said: ‘What do you think? Should we finish my speech?'”

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