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Parents of 6-Year-Old Girl Pat Down at Airport Want Procedures Changed

Parents of 6-Year-Old Girl Pat Down at Airport Want Procedures Changed

Selena and Todd Drexel Say They're 'Struggling to Explain' Screening to Daughter


"We struggle to teach our kids to protect themselves, to say 'no, it's not ok to touch me in this way in this area," the girl's mother, Selena Drexel, said. "Yet here we are saying it's ok for these people." If we don't find other ways we're making them more vulnerable, she said.

Drexel and her husband, Dr. Todd Drexel, of Bowling Green, Ky., appeared this morning in an exclusive interview with "Good Morning America."

A video of the couple's daughter going through the screening went viral on the Internet, getting thousands of views on sites like YouTube. It shows a TSA agent rubbing the young girl's inner thighs and running her fingers inside the top of the girl's blue jeans................

The girl's father said that while his daughter was polite and respectful during the screening, she broke down into tears afterwards.




http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/parents-year-girl-pat-airport-procedures-changed/story?id=13363740

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