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Patrick Kane gives up first-class seat to soldier

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Montrelle Montesinos | 15 May, 2017, 20:04

Kane was traveling first class on a recent American Airlines flight when he noticed a military member flying in coach.

The selfless act was reported by Teri Truss, a flight attendant for Envoy Air, who jumped to her Twitter account to report what she witnessed on a Thursday flight. She later described how the situation unfolded in an interview with Chicago's Newsradio 105.9 FM.

"He said, 'There's a soldier on this flight, ' and I said 'Yeah, OK?'" Truss said.

"And I said, 'Yeah, OK?' And he said, 'I would like for him to sit up front, and I would like to give him my first-class seat, and I'll go to the back'". Truss later tweeted a photo of her and Kane to share what he had done, calling him a "class act".

The soldier was delighted - and thankful.