Man asks friends to send him anywhere in the world — here’s what happened

Losing your job is never good, but one man turned his layoff into a life-changing adventure.

Alex Strand found himself unemployed in December after his company, the camera maker GoPro, shut down his entire division.

The 32-year-old media producer, who lives in San Francisco, knew he’d have to look for another job soon. But first, he wanted to take advantage of his “newfound free time.”

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So he decided to go on a trip — with one big catch. He gave some trusted friends $2,500 and told them they could send him anywhere in the world. He then challenged his friends on Facebook with the hashtag #PlaneToNowhere.