TSA Pats Down Elderly Woman, Removes Adult Diaper (VIDEO)

06/26/2011 10:46 pm ET | Updated Aug 26, 2011
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The TSA has another PR nightmare on its hands: Security officers at Florida's Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport patted down a cancer-stricken, 95-year -old woman and forcibly removed her adult diaper during the search, CNN reports.

Jean Weber was traveling with her ill mother on June 18 from Florida to Michigan to see relatives "in the final stages of her battle with leukemia" when the incident occurred. Weber told CNN that while she thinks the officers may have been "procedurally correct...the procedure needs to be changed." Weber noted that her mother had had a blood transfusion the week before.

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