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Gay dads hand out goodie bag to plane passengers after taking their 18-day-old daughter on first flight

The dads had no idea One Direction star Niall Horan was on board as well

2018-05-23

Two gay dads handed out a heartwarming letter and goodie bag to plane passengers after their 18-day-old baby daughter had her first flight.

The new parents anticipated having a young infant on a plane would not please everyone so they came up with a clever way to pre-empt any necessary apology.

Before the plane took off, the passengers were handed a goodie and a letter with a picture of their new daughter Marit.

The message reads: “Hi Stranger. My name is Marit. Today I’m 18 days old.

“I’m flying home to Europe with my dads. This is my first flight ever.

“I will do my utmost to be on my best behaviour to ensure that you have a peaceful flight.

“I would like to apologise in advance if – I for any reason loose my cool, my temper, my ears hurt or my tummy gets fussy.

“I think my dads are more nervous than I am, so they made you this goodie bag. Have a nice flight. [sic}”

Little did they know that One Direction star Niall Horan was also on board the 10-hour flight and he took to Twitter to post the message.

He wrote: “Had the coolest little goodie bag on the plane with this letter enclosed . Marit was quiet as a mouse for 10 hours . Goodluck to both dads [sic]”