When on a plane, 99% of us try to stay as far away from babies as possible, but this story is about the 1%. Mackenzie Murphy, a passenger on a flight like any other, overheard a flight attendant telling one woman that she and her baby twins wouldn’t be allowed to travel. You see, the struggling mom had to hold both babies since they weren’t old enough to sit up on their own. As tensions rose, something unexpected happened, completely restoring Mackenzie’s faith in humanity.

“Moral of the story is when you see people needing help, do the right thing and help them,” Mackenzie summed up. Scroll down to read how a total stranger saved in Murphy’s own words!

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This is how one Delta flight from JFK to Boston looked like through the eyes of Mackenzie Murphy

On board, Mackenzie had witnessed a moment that would restore the faith in humanity even among worst skeptics

Applauding the heroic act, people shared similar stories of their own