She spent the flight, just a few hours long, either curled up sleeping, or just gazing out the window.
"As the sun shone down upon Kimber, I realized 'Shine' by Collective Soul began playing in my headset, as if on point, on cue," Steklenski notes.
I'm gonna let it shine, I'm gonna let it shine.
"It was difficult, it was so hard," he adds. "Looking at her and the sun setting and Collective Soul comes on. I was losing it."
Rocky, meanwhile, curled up comfortably in the back of the plane.
"All they cared about was bed and that nobody was abusing them anymore," he says.