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Eva Mozes Kor Says She Received "Very Demeaning" TSA Body Search

The Holocaust survivor and founder of CANDLES Holocaust museum tweeted about her experience over the weekend.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Holocaust survivor Eva Mozes Kor says she was the victim of a "very demeaning body search" by TSA Agents in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Kor, 84, tweeted Sunday about her experience:

The Indiana resident spoke with teachers at the National Museum of Nuclear Science and History on Saturday about her experiences at Auschwitz concentration camp. Kor and her twin sister, Miriam, survived the inhumane experimentation of Dr. Josef Mengele and were liberated in January 1945.

Kor said Monday she has been contacted by the TSA and they are working to resolve the issue:

(Photo by Muller Stauffenberg/Getty Images.)

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