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Couple Weds Mid-Flight (35,000 Feet in the Air!) to Fulfill Sick Mother's Request

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Being a flight attendant comes with amazing perks sometimes. Free flights, for one. For another, helping your mom fulfill one last wish.

Kristy Larsen’s mother Billie Jo is fighting Stage 4 cancer. And she’s always wanted to see where her daughter lives and works. She also has a wish that’s pretty common to moms everywhere: She wants to see her daughter get married.

Kristy and Jim Larsen tie the knot mid-flight
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So Kristy and her now-husband Jim engineered a unique hat trick to fulfill all of Billie Jo’s goals: They got married 35,000 feet in the air on a flight into Seattle, with Billie Jo in attendance.

Kristy and Jim Larsen and Billie Jo
“She wanted to come out and see where we were at because she knew I was happy out here in Seattle and wanted to come see Seattle and see our house here and just have a visual of what our life was like up here and that really it really touched me,” Kristy told FOX29.

Kristy and Jim Larsen
“My mother is the world to me, anything to make my mom happy,” Kristy said.