Airport worker dances to cheer up traveling child

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Credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

For many, holiday travel itself can be boring at least and a nightmare at most. But an airport worker in Toronto tried to lighten the mood of a child who was not happy being stuck on a flight.

Jahmaul Allen started dancing on the tarmac at Toronto Pearson International Airport, USA Today reported.

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It was all to cheer up a crying child.

"I felt like I needed to brighten that child's life," Allen told ABC News. "I just made her smile ... so then I continued to dance."

Video of Allen’s dance has gone viral and has been watched more than 1.7 million times.

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