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When a Flight Attendant Refuses to Hang Up a U.S. War Veteran's Coat, It Resulted In a Social Media Firestorm

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Passengers on board a U.S. Airways flight from Portland, Oregon to Charlotte, North Carolina Thursday said a flight attendant refused to hang up a decorated American war hero's coat because he wasn't seated in first-class.

When some of the first-class passengers offered to trade seats with First Sergeant Albert Marle, the flight attendant said no, passengers told WSOC-TV. Another flight attendant later took Marle's coat to hang it up.

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But even that didn't stop several people from expressing their frustration on Twitter:

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