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Children Flagged as Security Threat

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Children Flagged as Security Threat

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Children Flagged as Security Threat

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Sarah Zapolsky's son probably, like any infant, has a tendency to throw his food. But she had no idea that her son could be a terrorist. A ticket agent at Washington's Dulles airport prevented the 11-month-old from boarding a flight. His name was on the government's no-fly list. The Associated Press found at least 89 children have been stopped. The no-fly list has 100,000 names, often with no way to tell when two people have the same name.