Orlando Victim’s Grandmother Gets Amazing, Compassionate Treatment Onboard JetBlue Flight
It’s the flight no grandmother should have to take. When the grandmother of one of the victim’s of the Orlando nightclub massacre got onboard a JetBlue flight to go to her grandson’s funeral, the flight attendants made sure she was surrounded with love and compassion.
Flight attendant Kelly Davis Karas shared on her Facebook page that she and her fellow workers were moved to find out Luis Omar Ocasio-Capo’s grandmother was onboard their flight heading to Orlando.
They set some things in motion, not realizing that the entire planeload of passengers would take things to a level of compassion, even they couldn’t have imagined.
Kelly writes that her original idea was to pass around a piece of paper that folks could sign their name showing their support for Omar’s family.
Things took off from there.
Her fellow flight attendant told her, “Kel, I think you should start another paper from the front. Folks are writing PARAGRAPHS.” So I did. Then we started one in the middle. Lastly, running out of time on our hour and fifteen minute flight, we handed out pieces of paper to everyone still waiting.”
And then, the moment I can only imagine.
“As we deplaned, EVERY SINGLE PERSON STOPPED TO OFFER HER THEIR CONDOLENCES. Some just said they were sorry, some touched her hand, some hugged her, some cried with her. But every single person stopped to speak to her, and not a single person was impatient at the slower deplaning process.”
Here is a photo of Omar and Kelly’s entire account.
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