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Holocaust survivor says TSA put her through ‘very demeaning body search’ while traveling

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Eva Mozes Kor, an 84-year-old Holocaust survivor, tweeted Sunday that the TSA subjected her to what she called a "very demeaning body search."

What did she say?

Kor wrote on Twitter, "Another very demeaning body search by the TSA - there has to be some way that at age 84 I can get some clearance by the POWERS of Government from this procedure. As I lecture about surviving Auschwitz I barely survive the TSA body search I detest it. That ruined my experience."

Kor, from Terre Haute, Indiana, was traveling over the weekend to speak at a teachers' conference at the National Museum of Nuclear Science and History in Albuquerque.

Kor told the teachers of her experience as a Holocaust victim and detailed her treatment through horrific scientific experiments at an Auschwitz concentration camp as a 10-year-old girl.

Kor tweeted on Monday, "Thank you everybody for caring about me and my stress left from Mengele’s experiments. I have been contacted by the TSA to help me and they are working with me to solve this problem. I fly tomorrow to Los Angeles to lecture this problem will be solved-thank you very much!"

Do we know anything else?

According to the Indy Star, it was unclear if the purported TSA search occurred at Albuquerque International Sunport.

The outlet added that according to the Associated Press, TSA Regional Public Affairs Manager Carrie Harmon had not immediately returned an email.

A documentary about Kor's life — titled "Eva" — is set to debut in Indiana cities in April.

The film tells Kor's life story, detailing how she lost her parents during the Holocaust and was displaced from the family's Romanian home.

"Eva" also tells of Kor's experiences in Auschwitz and details occurrences of being a subject of Josef Mengele's science experiments.

As an adult, Kor has traveled the world speaking about her experience in Nazi Germany and professing her faith in the power of forgiveness.

"I discovered the cure from victimhood," Kor said, according to CBS News. "Should I keep that to myself?"

In addition to delivering speeches of hope and perseverance across the world, Kor graduated from Indiana State University, where she received both bachelor's and master's degrees.

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