ATLANTA- A Delta Air Lines (DL) pilot, Ben, discovered a lost book at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) and took the initiative to ensure its safe return to the library from which it was borrowed.
Going above and beyond, Ben attached a heartfelt note to the book, leaving a lasting impression on many.
Delta Pilot Flies to Return Book
The Johnson County Library shared the heartwarming story on Instagram, encouraging people to engage in random acts of kindness like Ben.
In their post, they expressed gratitude to Ben for his thoughtful gesture and invited him to visit their library if he ever finds himself in the area.
The library included Ben’s note in their post, where he shared that he is an enthusiastic reader. Upon noticing the lost book at the Atlanta airport, he decided to pick it up and return it to the library.
In a considerate gesture, Ben also inquired about any potential late fees, expressing his willingness to cover them.
Since the post was shared a few days ago, it has garnered numerous likes and various comments. The author of the lost book, Sarah Mlynowski, expressed gratitude for the act of kindness and offered to send books to the library, the reader, and Captain Ben.
Here’s the post link: https://www.instagram.com/p/CzprHaOh40u/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=loading
One individual pondered, “What a kind gesture! I wonder if he read the book before returning it.”
Another person emphasized, “Readers are the best community of people.”
A third commenter simply stated, “Love this.”
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