Results for - Airline apologizes for mocking 5-year-old

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Southwest Airlines has apologized to a family after the mother of a five-year-old girl says a gate agent mocked her daughter’s name Abcde, which is pronounced “AHB-sih-dee”. The mother says the employee also posted a photo of the daughter's boarding pass on social media. The airline issued an apology stating: "We extend our sincere apology to the family. We take great pride in extending our Southwest Hospitality to all of our customers, which includes living by the golden rule and treating every individual with respect, in person or online.” The airline has not revealed if the employee has been reprimanded.

1. Are you familiar with this news story?

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2. Are you shocked that the airline employee would take a photo of the boarding pass and post it online?

Yes, I am shocked
2,037 votes
No, I am not shocked
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3. Do you think an apology is enough, or should the mother sue the airline?

I think the mother should sue
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I think the apology is enough
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4. Do you think the employee should be fired for mocking the 5 year old?

Yes, I think the employee should be fired
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No, I do not think the employee should fired
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12/02/2018 Living 3125 156 By: Tellwut


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