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Newsjock Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-16-09 02:29 PM
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'TSA Agents Took My Son'
Source: My Bottle's Up

My worst nightmare took place yesterday. Worse than events that have taken place and that I have survived in my short 28 years of living. Worse than my wildest of dreams could conjure.

My son was taken from me.

Taken.

My son was taken from me by the TSA agents at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson airport yesterday.

He was taken away from me and OUT OF MY SIGHT because his pacifier clip went off when I carried him through the metal detector.

According to the Transportation Security Administration website, We will not ask you to do anything that will separate you from your child or children.

Bullshit TSA.

Read more: http://www.mybottlesup.com/tsa-agents-took-my-son
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BuyingThyme Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-16-09 02:39 PM
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1. kcik
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Blue_In_AK Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-16-09 02:39 PM
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2. Wow, what a story.
She may have over-reacted just a bit, but I certainly don't blame her. I had some tense moments myself getting out of LAX in May. Some of the airports are zoos.
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MadMaddie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-16-09 06:59 PM
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65. No I don't think she overreacted. The TSA agents should have
used some common sense and maybe a little compassion. All they had to do was walk them through seperatly. Once they figured out it was the baby, remove the clip and try it again.

This is why we lost the Olympics, this is why the airline industry is losing customers too.

Yes, we need to be vigilant but this was uncalled for. There should be at minimum suspensions. If these agents can't think their way through a situation like this how will they respond when a real crisis occurs?

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rd_kent Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-17-09 11:41 AM
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164. The TSA agents DID use common sense and compassion
The lady made the story up. Maybe next time, you will reserve judgment until the facts come out.
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