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11-Year-Old Boy Exposes a Teensy-Weensy Flaw in Airport Security

BY RELEVANT CURRENT / GLOBAL July 26, 2012

An 11-year-old boy in Manchester ran away from his mother while she was at the mall, ran to the airport, got through security and boarded a plane for Rome without a guardian. Or a passport. Or a ticket. Or a boarding pass. He’d probably be in Rome right now if a few passengers hadn’t started asking him about where his parents were. In any case, the airport is saying that this “incredibly concerning,” and the rest of us are wondering if the kid would mind giving us a few tips for speeding up our check-in …