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Outrage and thievery

Dear Editor:My brother was boarding his flight at Aspen airport Saturday at 1:30 p.m. when a Leatherman tool was confiscated by the people working for the Transportation Security Administration. We sent someone to pick it less than a half an hour later. They said it was too late and that it was disposed of, to be sent to Denver and discarded.This is unbelievable. Your people were rude and self-centered. In the past, I have retrieved many items from many airports.Who do you people think you are? Why couldn’t you give back the item 30 minutes later? When did this poor policy take effect? This is an outrage and thievery. What happen to friendly people at small airports?Scott KirkwoodSnowmass Village

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