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Old May 29, 12, 12:37 pm   #1
 
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Puff Piece: At Newark (EWR), every day is Mother's Day: Mom-and-son TSA screeners

We missed this Mother's Day puff-piece by the Star-Ledger's Steve Strunsky:

The Star Ledger:
At Newark airport, every day is Mother's Day:
Mom-and-son TSA screeners make careers at busy airport a family affair

Published: Sunday, May 13, 2012, 7:50 AM
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Old May 29, 12, 12:50 pm   #2
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If I worked for TSA, my mom would slap me and told me she raised me better than that.
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If I worked for TSA, my mom would slap me and told me she raised me better than that.
But would she glove up and then throw away the gloves post-slap?
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But would she glove up and then throw away the gloves post-slap?
Only if the next person waiting to be slapped insisted, despite her saying that she'd just changed them, that she do so.
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Take a look at the comments on the story. Talk about airing family grievances in public!
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Also interesting, she's from Germany. Guess she wanted to work for an organization that reminded her of her homeland.
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Nice to know that he brought his mom a cupcake. I'm sure he purchased a vendor-certified one inside the sterile area or measured the frosting carefully before putting it in a safety baggie to take it through the checkpoint.
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Also interesting, she's from Germany. Guess she wanted to work for an organization that reminded her of her homeland.
Actually, her husband who came from Germany, too. She got divorced her ex-husband a while ago. She want be with him again.
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