'Airline Angel' In Flight Gesture of Kindness Goes Viral

New mom Rebekka Garvison was flying to surprise her husband when a complete stranger stepped in to help with her 4-month-old crying baby.
3:26 | 10/01/15

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An incredible act of kindness. Did you hear about this, a strafrnger on a plane coming to the rescue of a young mom and her crying baby. The story is being shared by so many people right now. ABC's Reena ninan is here with that. Good morning, Reena. Hoorng. This mom so stressed out when she boarded a 6 A.M. Flight she said it got so bad she decided to almost walk off the plane but instead she wanted to give her husband the surprise she planned but she was the one who got an incredible surprise coming at just the right moment. Despite best intentions. Trying to keep her awake so she'll sleep on the plane much nobody likes a crying baby on a flight. Reporter: A predicament every parent dreads, a crying baby on a plane. Unable to control the sobs. Reporter: New mom Rebecca garsison found herself in the situation this past Thursday until a stranger in the skies changed everything. She truly was an angel. Reporter: In a Facebook post that is now shared 100,000 times, garvison tells the story of how she was taking a flight from Chicago to Atlanta to surprise her husband, an active duty army firefighter stationed in Alabama with their baby who remained calm until boarding. I sat down, Riley started throwing a fit. She wouldn't take the bottle so this is when we started taxiing and she was already getting fussy. People were staring obviously. Reporter: Thankfully wound up you believe it, Rumer here live coming up on "Gma," Rumer Willis, everybody. [ Cheers a ?D ofan,u F ?go ?And go,u ? D F Anu goyo? Foery R epevstde,stevy art,st stbe wrogie H ngglathgy inenof wh 1aiol% Qune Ater Os.you go S of her own says she was just helping out a fellow mom. Honestly I just felt like I was doing what anybody could have or should have done in that moment. Ah, nyfesha's friends so inspired they're creating a flight angel movement asking people to go out of their way to be kind not just on planes but especially with parents of young kids. Absolutely. We can't control them and even when my kids do act in the street the other day, people give you dirty looks, I'm just doing my best, you know. If we could just start with the plane because as a mom you know you're so embarrassed when -- As a parent, period. The anxiety when you take your kids into a social situation or around other people is enough to make you have anxiety enough to make the kid have anxiety. Maybe that's what happened because the mom was so anxious maybe the baby picked up on it. But there are angels everywhere. Everywhere. I love these stories and if everybody remembers this and behaves accordingly, the world would be a better place. Thank you, Reena.

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