Shame on Spirit Airlines

http://twitter.com/#!/thinkprogress/status/195278025598836737

This is deplorable.

Florida resident and 76-year-old Vietnam war veteran Jerry Meekins recently purchased a ticket from Spirit Airlines to visit his daughter in New Jersey. But soon after he bought the ticket, his doctors informed him that he is dying from esophageal cancer and that he shouldn’t fly. Meekins thought he’d ask Spirit if he could get his money back: “I said, ‘What’s the possibility of getting a refund?’ They said, ‘We don’t do that.’”

Since when is it acceptable to treat our veterans this way? Please tell @SpiritAirlines what you think.

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2012/04/25/shame-on-spirit-airlines/

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