A woman stranded at Charlotte Douglas International Airport after missing her connecting flight decided to make the most of her overnight airport experience by dancing the night away.
Mahshid Mazooji has since gone viral, racking up nearly 1million YouTube views for her video showing her dancing by herself and with employees.
She wrote on YouTube: ‘I 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!!!!
Mahshid Mazooji (right) was stranded overnight at Charlotte Douglas International Airport after she missed her connecting flight
Mazooji decided to dance the night away and uploaded a video to YouTube of her dancing
‘Oh, and I made some really great friends along the way! Thank you for dancing your troubles away with me!!! :)’
The video is edited to Lionel Richie’s hit 1983 single ‘All Night Long’.
It makes extensive use of the cross-dissolve editing tool, cutting between Mazooji dancing with airport staff, Starbucks employees and herself.
The assembled humans smile and laugh as they dance the night away.
At one point, Mazooji does a moonwalk.
Charlotte’s airport tweeted the video and wrote: ‘Kudos to Ms. Mahshid Mazooji for turning a tough experience at #CLT into a positive one.’
The video shows her dancing with airport employees, Starbucks employees and herself
The video is done to Lionel Richie’s 1983 single, ‘All Night Long’
Commentators on YouTube praised Mazooji’s positive outlook.
FerrettGamer wrote: ‘OMG!! Wish more people would overcome problems like this! we would live in a much much better world!!’
am vwj wrote: ‘You are a light in this dark world! Thank you for staying positive in an otherwise bad situation. Blessings!’
One month ago, Mazzoji uploaded a video of herself skydiving in Aruba in celebration of her birthday.