TSA employees continued to work the security lines at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport as the federal shutdown continued.
Photo: Bob Andres/bandres@ajc.com
Photo: Bob Andres/bandres@ajc.com

WATCH: Traveler delayed at Atlanta airport makes hilarious dance video, goes viral

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“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 shutdown 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.

>> Watch the video here

She put together almost 2 1/2 minutes of her dancing to “You Make My Dreams” by Hall & Oates.

By Monday morning, her video had more than 56,000 retweets and 357,000 likes.

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

>> See the tweet here

“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.

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Gould told Travel + Leisure that 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.

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