Stranger buys child's $749 airline ticket for distressed father

Elias Hubbard
March 12, 2017

He was hugging his daughter, and holding his head.

The actions of a generous U.S. woman who quietly offered to pay for a toddler's flight ticket has been shared by a witness at an airport. "The agent kept talking about her goosebumps while the man hugged the woman and asked for her name to repay her".

Even after the agent told the woman that the ticket would cost $749, she simply said "that's fine" and proceeded to pull out her credit card.

Bolton is the Co-Founder and Global Chief Sales officer at Norwex, and was returning from a business trip in Omaha, Nebraska, when the interaction took place. With no backup plan, this could have quickly turned into a nightmarish situation for the two, but all of that was avoided thanks to this incredibly generous stranger.

According to the post, she said over and over "Don't worry about it".

A stranger who witnessed a heartbreaking moment unfold in front of her at the airport ended up saving the day with incredible generosity.

The extraordinary story has racked up thousands of likes, shares, and comments on Facebook including messages from several people who revealed the woman's identity and shared their own remarkable encounters with her.

"I won't share who this lady is", she wrote. "But I do know her", she writes. "She is so full of Love for everyone and does what is needed without being asked". I asked her once what I could do each day to be successful.

The handsome good news story has since gone viral - shared over 25,000 times.

'This is an fantastic story because it's about a woman who is awesome at her very core. Her respond surprised me. She lives her life like this.

'When showing it to my son, he immediately said "That sounds like something Debbie would do"'.

The woman is believed to be one of the founders of eco-friendly cleaning and personal care company Norwex.

'Rather than drawing attention to herself, Debbie just "did what anyone else would do". Ultimately, we're all real people, making a real impact'.

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