Couple Weds Mid-Flight (35,000 Feet in the Air!) to Fulfill Sick Mother's Request

Couple Weds Mid-Flight to Fulfill Sick Mother's Request
Kristy and Jim Larsen
Christina Frees/Frees it in Time

02/22/2016 AT 02:50 PM EST

Being a flight attendant comes with amazing perks sometimes. Free flights, for one. For another, helping your mom fulfill one last wish.

Kristy Larsen's mother Billie Jo is fighting Stage 4 cancer. And she's always wanted to see where her daughter lives and works. She also has a wish that's pretty common to moms everywhere: She wants to see her daughter get married.

Couple Weds Mid-Flight (35,000 Feet in the Air!) to Fulfill Sick Mother's Request| Around the Web, Real People Stories, The Daily Smile

Kristy and Jim Larsen tie the knot mid-flight

Christina Frees / Frees it in Time

Need a little inspiration? Click here to subscribe to the Daily Smile Newsletter for uplifting, feel-good stories that brighten up your inbox.





So Kristy and her now-husband Jim engineered a unique hat trick to fulfill all of Billie Jo's goals: They got married 35,000 feet in the air on a flight into Seattle, with Billie Jo in attendance.

Couple Weds Mid-Flight (35,000 Feet in the Air!) to Fulfill Sick Mother's Request| Around the Web, Real People Stories, The Daily Smile

Kristy and Jim Larsen and Billie Jo

Christina Frees / Frees it in Time

"She wanted to come out and see where we were at because she knew I was happy out here in Seattle and wanted to come see Seattle and see our house here and just have a visual of what our life was like up here and that really it really touched me," Kristy told FOX29.

Couple Weds Mid-Flight (35,000 Feet in the Air!) to Fulfill Sick Mother's Request| Around the Web, Real People Stories, The Daily Smile

Kristy and Jim Larsen

Christina Frees / Frees it in Time

"My mother is the world to me, anything to make my mom happy," Kristy said.

blog comments powered by Disqus

From Our Partners