O’Hare begins full-body scans Monday; an inside look at the TSA process

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A new security tool that scrutinizes an individual’s entire body for hidden weapons and explosives will begin screening passengers Monday at O’Hare International Airport, according to federal officials. Transportation Security Administration officers can conduct a scan in as little as 5 seconds without laying a hand on passengers as they pass through airport security checkpoints on the way to board planes.

Although some travelers may never accept the idea of an X-ray peeking underneath their clothes in exchange for the ability to travel, my impression was that the process is free of embarrassment.

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