Las Vegas host asks Twitter for help find those his dad drove home

We know that the Internet is a powerful tool and that it can be used in many ways. It’s no wonder then that podcast host Mercedes Martinez took to Twitter to find the people who benefited from her father’s kindness on the fateful day of September 11, 2001. Take a look at the thread that shows how ordinary people can also perform heroic deeds:

Mercedes wrote: “Did my dad help you on September 11, 2001? If so, I’m trying to find you. (a wire). On September 11, 2001, my father flew into Ohio home to Denver. He was there on business and couldn’t wait to get home to see his family. (1/11) “

“Shortly after takeoff, the pilot announced that the flight was grounded. There was a security breach and they had to land at the nearest airport. This airport was in Omaha. The pilot said he hoped to have more information for the passengers when they land. (2/11) ”, she continued.

“He found 7 strangers, all scared (him too), who just wanted to go home with their families. All 8 of them jumped and my dad drove them from Omaha to Denver. When they arrived in the metropolitan area, he drove everyone to their homes. (6/11) “

At the end of the thread, she posted a photo of her father who died of brain cancer in 2016.

“And I believe my dad was a hero to 7 people who were to join their family in Denver on September 11, 2001. If you were one of them, please contact me through DM. (11/11) “

Users were touched by the story of this big-hearted man who selflessly helped people get home that day. One wrote: “Personally, I never understood the appeal of superhero movies because I always knew that real heroes live among us… often in the quieter places, the most modest… your father was one of them. Thanks for sharing his story. “

At the time of writing, Mercedes still had no news from those her father had helped. Here is wishing she would hear from them soon.

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