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TSA Pats Down 6-Year Old Girl In New Orleans Airport (VIDEO)

First Posted: 04/13/11 12:55 PM ET Updated: 06/13/11 06:12 AM ET

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AOL Travel News:

A new video on YouTube is causing an uproar, as critics question why Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents at the New Orleans airport gave an intense pat-down to a 6-year-old girl.

The video shows a female TSA agent explaining the security procedure to the child's mother and then having the 6-year-old girl spread her arms and legs for the pat-down, which includes "sensitive areas," in the words of the agent.

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