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Yeah, that's me, the one standing in the aisle wearing flammable polyester...

Brace Yourself: In Defense of “Hysterical” Flight Attendants

An AirAsia plane “plummeted” from the sky, and in every news report I read, passengers complained that flight attendants panicked. I’ve been a flight attendant for over 20 years. I have a hard time believing the crew panicked. They may have looked shocked, but panicked? Define panicked. One passenger told Seven News network television: “Hostesses started screaming:…

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Connect the Dots: Can Airplanes and Toxic Uniforms be Linked to Thyroid Disorders and Infertility?

A couple of weeks ago the New York Times published a story about cats that have hypothyroidism. A few people tweeted the link to me. One person wrote that it reminded him of me and what’s going on with the new uniforms at American Airlines. According to the article, feline hypothyroidism didn’t exist when Dr. Mark…

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American’s uniform crisis: Airline shirks responsibility as people keep getting sick

  After President Bill Clinton stated, “I did not have sexual relations with that woman” the world focused on two words, “sexual relations” and what those words meant, exactly, in determining whether Bill Clinton had committed perjury. Paula Jones’ legal team asked Judge Susan Webber Wright to approve a very precise, three-part definition of sexual…

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