There are too many different angles in this story to know how to feel about it. A grandfather rushing home to see his dying grandson one last time, the TSA agents who didn’t care, the man who caused the child’s injuries by throwing him across the room, or the pilot of an airplane who delayed it for 12 minutes to accommodate the grandfather:
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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