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Man Comforting Scared 96-Year-Old Woman on Flight Is Incredibly Heartwarming

Man Comforting Scared 96-Year-Old Woman on Flight Is Incredibly Heartwarming

This week, in summation, we’ve covered Boeing, an angry Busta Rhymes, and more Boeing. But my favorite story I’ve across this week is a heartwarming story captured by a passenger on a Southwest Airlines flight. It’s pure, lovely, and so wholesome I want to cry. A man, appropriately called “flight angel” comforted a 96-year-old woman on her first flight after nearly two decades. She was on the Southwest flight to visit family in Kansas City for her birthday, and after experiencing turbulence, she asked the man if she can hold onto him.

The man let her hold onto his hand and even helped her walk down the aisle when she needed to get up! Anyways, please continue reading Megan Ashley’s post because everyone needs to learn from this flight angel. Lend your hand to a frightened seatmate! Lend your shoulders to a tired seatmate!

On my flight from San Diego to Nashville today, sitting in the row next to me was a 96 year old woman who hasn’t flown…

Posted by Megan Ashley on Monday, July 29, 2019

And call your grandma (or any grandma)!


[Featured Image: Facebook/Megan Ashley]

View Comments (4)


  1. Bradhattan

    August 10, 2019 at 9:48 am

    The word is “anyway” not “anyways”.

  2. pontevecchio

    August 10, 2019 at 10:09 am

    The word is either Anyway or Anyways as any thesaurus will tell you if one bothered to look it up. Merriam Webster being one.

    The story certainly is heartwarming.

  3. Bowgie

    August 10, 2019 at 3:21 pm

    I’m old enough to not act like other adults’ mothers. It is hard to sleep in coach. If the floor works, then good for her! MYOB

  4. WSTC

    August 10, 2019 at 5:04 pm

    So she proceeded to photoblog a flight-long series of private moments between two individuals unknown to her without their consent? Thank goodness that’s not at all extremely creepy.

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