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Diversity-We Aspire to Inspire! (The Flight Attendants' Voice)

Updated on November 5, 2014
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CrisSp is your Emergency Specialist at 37 thousand feet. A writer without a niche. Wonderwoman consumed by wanderlust!

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Various faces and races

All from different culture

Yet no boring creature

At 37 thousand feet

Up in the air, we unite.


One voice with a choice

On board Boeing 737

We abide on one crew concept

With a common goal

We say, go team.


The knowledge we acquire

Is a powerful tool

To fight discrimination

Or the bias judgment

Based on one’s hue.


We stand tall

Right down the aisle

To serve with a smile

Keep you safe and secure

‘Til the end of the flight.


Unity in diversity

Is our ultimate goal

As we come to completion

Of our mission and vision

Without any exception.


We fly high in uniform

To enrich our social fabric

And in fostering friendship

We’re equally treated

Our message is solidarity.


Because we are one

In the eye of the sky

Regardless of our size

Every flight is a good flight

Diversity, we aspire to inspire!


Copyright@CrisSp~TM/03-2013. Fearless but not Heartless!

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    • CrisSp profile imageAUTHOR

      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Galley queen: Pleasure to see you here. As your name implies, I'm sure you could relate on my aspirations here. Thank you for reading. Please come back at any time...cheers!

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      Galley Queen 

      5 years ago

      So neatly worded. Great job. Wish you luck in your endeavor in advocating diversity at work.

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      kj force: Thank you. Yes, indeed...my jaw hurt sometimes keeping a smile on my face. Lol! It could be very demanding but for most of us, it's not a job or a career, it is more of a lifestyle to be a FA. Happy to see you here...enjoy spring!

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Oh Joe, thanks for the good thought and for always coming by. I hope you had a wonderful flight(s). I treat all my passengers equal. So, in my zone they are all VIP's. :) Keep well my friend.

      Love from the sky~

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      MartieCoetser: Thank you for popping by. Very happy to see you here. Indeed, We are one regardless of our creed, color or sex and I bow to fight against any form of discrimination. That's so wrong. Period.

      Love from the sky~

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      kjforce 

      5 years ago from Florida

      nice write CrisSP...enjoyed...did a lot of flying over the years and never once did I envy any of the flight attendants.... very demanding job..having to smile 24/7....

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      Hawaiian Odysseus 

      5 years ago from Southeast Washington state

      Truly, a rallying cry for both passengers and crew alike! I think you should submit this to whoever's keeping a steward/stewardess blog. : )

      I flew on four different airplanes this past week, and I kept hoping I'd see you on one of them or in passing at the airport. No such luck...but I did send up good thoughts for you. I observed how hard the stewardesses work, and in such compact quarters and with a variety of personalities, some even quite challenging, and I had newfound appreciation for the work that you do, CrisSp. Thank you so very much for being a great hostess in the sky and an enthusiastic Hubber both above and below the clouds.

      With great love and respect,

      Joe

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      Martie Coetser 

      5 years ago from South Africa

      The truth beautifully told. Unity in diversity is certainly our ultimate goal. In Cyberspace we learn that we are all the same - men are men and women are women regardless of their race, culture and religion.

      I love this poem!

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      bravewarrior: I am forever hopeful and grateful. Thank you for stopping by. We'll certainly bring it on from the sky to the ground...We are ONE!

      Love from the sky~

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Gypsy: Thank you. Have a blessed Good Friday Rasma.

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      janetwrites: Thank you. Happy to see you here and glad you appreciate the message. Peace and love~

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Thank you:

      DDE

      SandCastles

      Suzzycue

      and

      RonHawk

      It is with great satisfaction that you all get the message (loud and clear) and that we are all one here.

      Peace and love to you all~

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      travmaj, thank you. Happy to see you here and to know that you share my views on unity and equality. Appreciate the readership and the votes. Cheers!

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Hello Michelle. It's one job that is usually misunderstood, I think and my goal is to reach out through my words. Thank you for your comments and sharing.

      Love from the sky~

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      mr-veg: Thank you. Pleased to see you here.

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Valleypoet: Thank you for the compliments. See you in the next stop...have a great day.

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Sheri Faye: That's a great idea. I'd look forward to seeing that in your hub. Thank you for stopping by. I sincerely appreciate the comments.

      Love from the sky~

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      aviannovice: Let's do that poster already--that'll be awesome! Thanks, happy to see you here.

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      Shauna L Bowling 

      5 years ago from Central Florida

      Cris, this is so hopeful. Now, if we could only bring that attitude down a few thousand feet to the ground we walk on!

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      5 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Great message coming through loud and clear.

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      Janet Giessl 

      5 years ago from Georgia country

      This is awesome. A wonderful poem with an important message.

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      Ron Hawkins 

      5 years ago from California, United States

      :-) :-)) :-)))

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      Susan Britton 

      5 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Very impressive wording here CrisSp. The message is loud and clear. I also love the photo.

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      SandCastles 

      5 years ago

      A powerful poem.

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      Devika Primić 

      5 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Strong expressions here, with such great meaning voted up and useful!

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      travmaj 

      5 years ago from australia

      Totally agree - CrisSp - this is an impressive poem and you have justified the role of the flight attendant and unity. I will remember your words next time I fly. Thank you. Voting up and interesting.

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      Michelle Liew 

      5 years ago from Singapore

      I think the flight attendant's profession is by far the most global-literally and figuratively-around, and they play a huge part in uniting others! Thanks for sharing!Passing round.

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      mr-veg 

      5 years ago from Colorado United States

      wow such a refreshing view put in Cris !! Great one, I liked it..

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      Valleypoet 

      5 years ago

      Your poetry has reached new heights...literally it seems..great message CrisSp......keep up the good work:-))

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      Sheri Dusseault 

      5 years ago from Chemainus. BC, Canada

      Beautiful Cris. My kids and I have an idea for next christmas. We want to make gingerbread men starting with white and adding a touch of black to the next and so on until the last one is black, and then place them all in a circle holding hands. Hmmm...we could make a hub about it! By the way that is a great photo!

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      Deb Hirt 

      5 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      I love it, Cris! That says it all. One day, I want to do a poster with many people of different race, our hands together. The caption will be, "you'll have to go through me first."

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      CrisSp 

      5 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Hello Bill, thank you. Your support truly means a lot to me. My fingers were so itchy to put this piece down while I was at 37K feet and glad I managed to before it slips out of my head.

      Cheers to embracing diversity!

      Love from the sky~

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      Bill Holland 

      5 years ago from Olympia, WA

      It's hard to argue with this message. Now if we an only get about seven billion people to understand the importance of diversity. :) Well done, Cris. Good to see you again my friend.

      love from Olympia

      bill

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