Today, I got lost in a foreign city while on vacation and couldn’t communicate with anyone, because I didn’t speak the language and no one seemed to be able, or even wanted, to speak to me in mine. FML
Just pretend to be a refugee and ask for asylum and you might get some support
Today, after I bought a ticket to Colombia back in April this year to travel in December. I was waiting for my passport to get mailed. My flight was on December 17; I received my passport on December 19. FML
You should easily just have explained the situation to the safetyguards and they would have let you fly.