A Southwest Airlines employee surprised passengers on a recent flight with an improvised musical performance. He sang "You Raise Me Up" by Josh Groban to honor the memory of a fallen Arizona Department of Public Security Officer (DPS) – whose mother was aboard.
Last Saturday, Southwest passengers sat in respectful attention on a flight from Phoenix to Louisville when a male flight crew member kicked off an emotionally powerful rendition of the moving song AZ Family and Review 12 News
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Video clips from the sentimental scene have since been viewed over 33,000 times on Facebook with many users agreeing that the performance met all the right grades. The commentators have identified the crooner as Scott Wirt, a ground operations agent.
"Sean, thank you for saying that, it was amazing," wrote Deb Edenhofer online.
Edenhofer's son, Tyler Edenhofer, was a veteran of Navy DPS Trooper, who was killed on duty in July 2018, Fox 10 Phoenix reports. He was 24 years old.
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The prosecutor's mother traveled to Kentucky for a ceremony where a park bench was dedicated to commemorate her son, as in 12 News.
According to Facebook fans The Southwest Serenade was a bittersweet prelude to their emotional journey to the bluegrass state.
"What an angel God has sent to bless this mother," a commentator wrote about the performance.
"God certainly noticed that the young man sang to this mother and really all mothers who lost sons in the service of their country", another one agreed. "God bless them all."
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