An 80-year old woman brought a sword to the Myrtle Beach International Airport.
No she wasn't dangerous - she was clueless.
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The 80-year-old was just trying to catch her flight when she was stopped after going through the TSA's X-ray machine.
Why? Because she has a sword inside of her cane.
"She had no clue it was in there," the TSA regional spokesman announced during a media event.
The woman didn't realize that the gift from her son that she had been using for years - doubled as a deadly weapon.
But ignorance wasn't an excuse- the woman was forced to leave the sword/cane combo at the security checkpoint.
This story isn't as crazy as it sounds.
According to the Charolette Observer - the TSA says - "It happens a lot... People pick them up at a thrift store and the sword isn't found until we X-ray it."