Traveler delayed at Atlanta airport goes viral with dance video

With delayed flights and layovers, travelers who visit Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport may find themselves with a lot of time on their hands. AJC's Kelly Audette checks all there is to do at the busiest airport in the world.

Law student Katie Gould found herself stuck at Hartsfield-Jackson after missing her flight to Milwaukee.

"I actually missed my flight because security was so long," Gould told Travel + Leisure. "I'm used to Hartsfield-Jackson security being busy, but this was more than usual for the time of day. They had less TSA agents than they normally do, so I assumed the shut down had something to do with it."

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With four hours to kill until the next flight, she decided to “put my phone in random places and film myself doing little dances.” This is the result.

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She put together almost two and a half minutes of her dancing to “You Make My Dreams” by Hall & Oates.

As of this writing, her video has more than 56,000 retweets and more than 356,000 likes.

The official Twitter account for Hall & Oates replied, saying, "Impressive you can dance that long!"

"They're so going to use this against you when you're a freshman congresswoman in the future 😂," one Twitter user joked, referencing the time a Twitter user tried to embarrass new congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez by posting a video of her dancing.

“If anything I hope it helps my case,” Gould replied.

Gould told Travel + Leisure she was happy the video cheered people up.

“I was pretty frustrated that whole day with missing my flight, but doing something fun and silly really helped remind me not to take life too seriously,” she said.