Man soothes son of pregnant passenger during flight

When a man saw a pregnant woman trying to calm down her young son who was becoming upset on a flight from Minneapolis to Atlanta this week, he offered a helping hand.

Passenger Andrea Byrd captured the heartwarming gesture in a photo, which has gone viral after she posted it on Facebook.

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The man, who said he was a father himself, offered to walk the boy up and down the plane’s aisle so that the mother could get some rest. Byrd took a photo of the man holding the child as he walked down the aisle. Byrd said the man continued to walk the aisle with the child for most of the flight.

The Facebook post has been shared over 100,000 times. Byrd said the man’s actions “showed me today that there are still good people out there in a world full of turmoil.”

...on my flight back to Georgia I saw this man, who was a stranger to this woman, offer to help her because she was...

Posted by Andrea Byrd on Monday, September 5, 2016

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