A leukemia patient making what she calls an ‘end-of-life’ trip to Hawaii says she was embarrassed by security agents at the airport who refused her request for a private pat-down and made her lift her shirt and pull back her bandages.

Michelle Dunaj, from Seattle, also says an agent at Sea-Tac Airport opened a saline bag, contaminating fluid she needs to survive after the machine couldn’t read it.


Sea-Tac Airport: Leukemia patient making ‘end-of-life’ trip to Hawaii says TSA made her pull bandages back.  Would they have asked her to pull her shirt up and contaminate the saline bag if she were wearing a burqa?