Ethan A. Huff
October is Breast Cancer Awareness (BCA) month, which means millions of people and businesses worldwide are now donning pink clothing and those little pink ribbons in support of the massive campaign. But US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents at John F. Kennedy airport in New York recently raised awareness in their own unique way by forcing a breast cancer survivor who had recently been through intense surgery to undergo an aggressive and humiliating pat down of her breasts.
TSA agents reportedly pulled aside Lori Dorn, who was on her way to San Francisco, Calif., after the image generated with a naked body scan revealed prostheses in her breasts. Dorn tried to explain to the agents that she had just undergone surgery for breast cancer, and that doctors had placed tissue expanders in her breasts for future reconstruction surgery, but they ignored her.