TSA Apologizes For Upsetting Disabled Toddler & Family

By Emma Koch

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TSA Apologizes For Upsetting Disabled Toddler & Family

February 21, 2013 Updated Feb 21, 2013 at 4:20 PM EDT

MISSOURI (www.incnow.tv) -- A 3-year-old wheelchair-bound girl was traumatized during a screening by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration.

Annie Shulte and her disabled daughter, Lucy, were headed to Orlando to visit Disney World when TSA screeners at Missouri's Lambert-St. Louis International Airport asked to pat down Lucy in her wheelchair.

According to reports, Shulte asked them to wait while she got her phone so that she could record the screening. The TSA agent told her it was illegal to do but Shulte wouldn't let them pat down her daughter without recording it.

That video has made it to YouTube and you can see Lucy crying and saying that she doesn't want to go to Disney World.

By the day after the incident, the TSA had issued an apology. Reports say that the Shulte family has accepted the apology but want more training for screeners to prevent issues like this from happening again.




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