If you are waiting in an airport, a train, a security line, or awaiting the arrival of a flight home, these five stories are a perfect way to spend your time and make a smile erupt on your face. (Others around you will just have to bask in your glow.)
While in the Albuquerque Airport I heard an announcement: “If anyone in the vicinity of Gate 4-A understands any Arabic, please come to the gate immediately.” When I arrived, an older woman in full traditional dress, just like my grandma wore, was crumpled to the floor, wailing loudly.
A U.S. veteran, quadruple amputee Taylor Morris, was traveling through McCarran Airport in Las Vegas with his wife, when his prosthetic knee suddenly broke down. His tool kit was out of reach, packed in his luggage, but an American Airlines aircraft mechanic came to the rescue.
A passenger at the airport in Tampa, Florida was trying to pay for his baggage fee when his credit card was denied. He stepped out of line to check his balance, and when he came back a kind note was waiting for him.
Thanks to a team of merry WestJet employees and the power of technology, airline passengers in Canada were treated to a Christmas miracle. 250 people traveling to Calgary arrived to find wrapped gifts especially suited for each individual. (WATCH the fantastic video)
An 82-year-old veteran from Cary, N.C. traveling through O’hare Airport had no idea he was about to fall, literally, into a life-threatening situation involving his luggage and an escalator. A traveling salesman who happened to be in the right place at the right time potentially saved his life with a briefcase full of product samples.
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