Autistic Man Breaks Down In Middle of Airport, This Airline Worker Steps In

Russell Lehmann, an award-winning motivational speaker who struggles with autism, OCD, depression and anxiety, encountered an American Airlines representative that responded to the biggest breakdown of his life in the middle of Reno-Tahoe International Airport. 

Lehmann had found out his flight was delayed, which caused him to miss his connection for the second time in two days. He notes, "I succumbed to the worst meltdown of my life. I was crying my eyes out, rocking back and forth as my muscles convulsed at a rapid pace. Sweating profusely, I was hyperventilating while my body shook in terror."

Lehmann took to Facebook to recount his interaction with David, the American Airlines worker that saved him that day. Read the touching story below:



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