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Next time you’re stuck at the airport all night, do this.

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My sister was stranded at the Charlotte airport overnight and decided to make the most of it. (

Some of us, stuck at the airport overnight, would call our friends to complain, binge watch Netflix, and surf Instagram or Facebook. At best, read a book. Mahshid Mazooji, however:

“…missed my connecting flight in Charlotte, and I didn’t want to sit in anger all night long, so instead I did what makes me happiest…DANCE!!!! Oh, and I made some really great friends along the way! Thank you for dancing your troubles away with me!!! :)”


Reddit comment we can all empathize with: “The thing I envy the most about your sister is the ability to approach several strangers and ask them to do something fun with her. I feel like if I tried this it would go something like “Hey, so I’m doing… a thing… nevermind.” followed by running.”

 “Holy shit that moonwalk” is right:

All Night Long at The Airport

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About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


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