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Published:September 14th, 2009 20:27 EST
Student Held 5 Hours Over Flash Cards

Student Held 5 Hours Over Flash Cards

By SOP newswire2

Eight years after 9/11, we`re used to changes in our routines. We show ID to get into office buildings, and take off our shoes at airports.

But should a college student flying back to school be handcuffed and held for five hours because he has Arabic flash cards in his backpack?

That`s the way Nick George, a senior at Pomona College, in California, sees what happened to him at the Philadelphia airport two Saturdays ago.