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Seahawks' Russell Wilson Thanks Soldier With First Class Upgrade

| by Kathryn Schroeder

Seattle Seahawks' quarterback, Russell Wilson, upgraded a soldier, who was flying to Seattle, to a seat in first class on Wednesday night.

Wilson saw U.S. soldier Kane Bernas headed to his seat in coach, when he pulled him to the front and upgraded his ticket to first class as a thank you for his service, reports ESPN.

Bernas took to Twitter to show his gratitude.

Bernas, who uses username @co_kane144 on his account, tweeted: “Russell Wilson was on my flight back to Seattle and he brought me up to first class. Mad respect! #clutch.” 

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Wilson, in a show of additional appreciation for Bernas’ service, tweeted a reply: “Anytime Kane … Thanks for serving our great country by serving with the Army! #GoUSA @AlaskaAir.” 

The conversation did not stop there, as Bernas sent one more tweet to Wilson showing his excitement over the first class flight.

“Best flight ever dude!” Bernas wrote.

Huffington Post reports that Wilson did not forget about the Alaska Air flight crew and snapped an Instagram picture with them, posting it with the caption, “Don’t ever undervalue the importance of consistency."

Sources: ESPN, Huffington Post

Photo Source: Huffington Post