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TSA Forces 95-Year-Old Woman to Remove Adult Diaper in Patdown


 Remember the TSA's inappropriate groping of a six-year-old girl? Here's the inverse: last week, in another humiliating invasion of privacy, a 95-year-old Florida woman was made to remove her adult diaper during a patdown at the Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport.

When Jean Weber was going through security at Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport, a TSA agent said he "felt something suspicious" on her leg. Weber, who also uses a wheelchair, was then taken to a separate room where the adult diaper was made to be removed. Insult to injury? Weber was traveling to Minnesota to be with family in the last stages of her life as she battles leukemia. When will it end? CNN's report, via Mediaite:

AlterNet / By Julianne Escobedo Shepherd

Posted at June 27, 2011, 3:06am

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