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Pilot Shows Compassion for Grieving Family

http://newsfeed.time.com/2011/01/13/pilot-who-cares-the-most-heartwarming-airline-story-of-2011/?xid=rss-fullnation-yahoo

While I appreciate the pilot's effort (and applaud them in my heart of hearts), I think it's a sad statement on our society that someone who shows a little human compassion and does something right and good, is heralded as a hero. Maybe if more people acted this way, it wouldn't be so extraordinary.

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geminilove

Asked by geminilove at 5:05 PM on Jan. 17, 2011 in Politics & Current Events

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  • Read this story at word and got choked up...

    sweet-a-kins

    Answer by sweet-a-kins at 5:30 PM on Jan. 17, 2011

  • at work earlier

    sweet-a-kins

    Answer by sweet-a-kins at 5:31 PM on Jan. 17, 2011

  • I just read this before getting on cm....I had tears!
    how_reb

    Answer by how_reb at 5:35 PM on Jan. 17, 2011

  • Great story. Wonderful pilot-especially in the face of " time is money in the business world"...he bucked the system to do the right thing.

    Sisteract

    Answer by Sisteract at 5:39 PM on Jan. 17, 2011

  • Wow. God bless that family, and that pilot! What a wonderful man!
    brandyj

    Answer by brandyj at 6:11 PM on Jan. 17, 2011

  • If you read the article carefully you will see it was the press that put it forward not the pilot. Not many people today pay anything forward and I have just started my education in doing so. No it should get some press because if not, it could not happen, people would be yelling about what is right and wrong, how long they had to wait. Many deeds like this one are done and have been, this one was really particularly unbearable. My only fear in life is loosing any of 4 sons, their wife and mostly my grand children. I guess the world has to study the word compassion.

    chillywilly10

    Answer by chillywilly10 at 6:23 PM on Jan. 17, 2011

  • Great story
    itsmesteph11

    Answer by itsmesteph11 at 6:35 PM on Jan. 17, 2011

  • I heard this story 2 days ago on my local radio station.
    matthew9_22

    Answer by matthew9_22 at 6:35 PM on Jan. 17, 2011

  • Amen!
    jesse123456

    Answer by jesse123456 at 6:48 PM on Jan. 17, 2011

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