Mom Accuses Airline Of Making Fun Of Her 5 Y-O Daughters Ridiculous Name

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The world has recently woken up to the story of an angry Mom who's accusing Southwest Airlines of openly mocking her 5-year-old daughter, who also has epilepsy, all because of her name. Awful, right?


And the internet has some questions for them.

Keep scrolling for the full story.

So, Abcde and her Mom had gone to the gate for their priority boarding, which is when the gate agent allegedly begins to mock the little girl's name.

“The gate agent started laughing, pointing at me and my daughter, talking to other employees. So I turned around and said, ‘Hey if I can hear you, my daughter can hear you, so I’d appreciate if you’d just stop,”

ABC7 interviewed Redford (The girl's mother) mother about the ordeal and she recounted the events of that day saying;

Despite this awkward confrontation, a photo of her daughter’s boarding pass with her name eventually ended up all over social media.

“She said ‘Mum, why is she laughing at my name?’

“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.”

Redford continued:

Redford, now enraged, filed a formal complaint with the airline itself. The company eventually responded to Redford two-weeks later stating that there had been disciplinary action carried out against the mocker and issued a formal apology to the family:

Good for them, to be fair. However, just because Southwest Airlines may treat people with respect online, doesn't mean that the rest of the internet was going to. It's safe to say that there were many, many people out there who were not as sympathetic towards the situation at all.

And as you would imagine, many of those people started saying that it’s pretty much all the parent’s fault

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And there were others (as there always is) that just couldn't help themselves and began mocking the name (or more so, the mother's decision to choose such a name for her daughter) too.

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I mean... they aren't exactly wrong, are they?

So, what do you folks think about this? Do you think the employee of Southwest Airline was justified in her actions or do you believe the mother has brought this on herself and just has to deal with the consequences of her choices?

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