Kind Woman Paid $749 For A Distraught Stranger’s Toddler To Fly With Him

When a young dad checked in for his flight with his toddler, he didn’t realize that his 2-year-old daughter needed her own ticket to fly with him. At that time, he was unable to afford her $749 ticket. Then he began scrambling to make phone calls while being stuck in a stressful situation that didn’t seem to have any hope.

Fortunately, a woman with a heart of gold who happened to be checking-in next to him came to rescue him. A fellow flier, Kevin Leslie, was amazed at what took place, and decided to take a picture and share this story on Love What Matters. Here’s the full story:

“This woman needs to be commended. A gentleman was checking in for his flight when the agent asked how old his daughter was. He said she had recently turned two. The agent then asked if she had a ticket. The man was confused because he was under the impression she could ride for free. (When he booked the ticket she was one, but her birthday was in January.) He was hit with emotion. He mentioned he couldn’t afford to rebook this flight or get her the ticket with such short notice. He stepped aside and tried to make a few calls. Hugging his daughter and grabbing his head, you could tell he was heartbroken. This woman next to him at the front counter heard the whole thing. She walked over to him and asked what was wrong. After they talked for a bit they walked up to the counter together.

She pointed back at his daughter and said, ‘I wanna buy her ticket.’

The agent said, ‘You know how much this ticket costs right?’
The woman responded ‘$700 something?’
‘$749’ the agent said.

Credit: Kevin Leslie

The woman said, ‘that’s fine’ and pulled out her credit card. I was right there and I just said to her, ‘God Bless You!’ and they printed out the ticket. The agent kept talking about her goosebumps while the man hugged the woman and asked for her name to repay her. The woman just kept saying, ‘Don’t worry about it.’ She knew she wanted to help that man and his daughter no matter what the cost. P.l.e.a.s.e share this story because people like this need to be recognized.”

Source: Love What Matters

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