As we reported over the weekend, Thomas Sawyer, a retired Michigan teacher and cancer survivor, was on his way to Florida when an airport security check left him humiliated and covered in his own urine. Sawyer's story stands out among the many incidents reported in the past week about invasive TSA screening procedures as agents neglected to respect Sawyer and his delicate condition and medical equipment.
"I didn't know what to do. I felt kind of trapped," Sawyer says, recalling the embarrassing episode earlier this month at the Detroit Metropolitan Airport. Sawyer sat down with Detroit's WJBK and CNN for an interview:
Thomas Sawyer, a retired Michigan teacher and cancer survivor on his way to Florida, says he was left humiliated and covered in his own urine following a pat-down by Transportation Security Association (TSA) officers earlier this month at Detroit Metropolitan Airport.
Sawyer says he plans to file a formal complaint with the TSA.