Callous TSA Agent Dumps Grandpa’s Ashes on Floor

Friday, May 31, 2013

I knew that, by and large, TSA agents were a dour, rigid lot with no respect for freedom and human dignity, but until I heard about this latest incident, I didn’t know that they were soulless too.
In July of last year, Indiana resident John Gross was flying out of Orlando International Airport on a return trip to Indiana with his grandfather’s remains in an air tight glass container clearly marked “Human Remains”.
This shouldn’t have been a problem, folks. TSA has rules about this sort of thing and those rules state that crematory remains are allowed in a carry-on but must be able to pass through x-ray machines.
TSA policy also states:
“Out of respect to the deceased and their family and friends, under no circumstances will an officer open the container even if the passenger requests this be done.”
So that was the end of it, right?

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