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"Aggressive" TSA Screeners Outrage Parents Of 7-Year-Old Girl With Cerebral Palsy

A TSA agent at JFK "started screaming at me and cursing me and threatening me," says a Long Island man who used his cell phone to videotape what he describes as an unnecessarily "aggressive" security screening of his developmentally disabled daughter. Dr. Joshua Frank, a Long Island pediatrician, is the father of Dina Frank, a girl with cerebral palsy who walks with crutches and leg braces.
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"Aggressive" TSA Pat-Down of 7-Year-Old with Cerebral Palsy Forces Family to Miss Flight [Tsa]

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker (2 years ago)

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United States / New York : Gothamist (2 years ago)

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TSA Fail of the Day

Odd : The Daily What (2 years ago)

A 7-year-old girl with cerebral palsy was targeted by the TSA this week when her crutches and leg braces set off the airport screeners at JFK. Dina Frank’s parents claim the screening agents were particularly aggressive during an in... Read Post


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