News+Politics November 6, 2010
Refugee in Disguise Sparks Federal Probe of Airline's Conduct

You're on a flight from Hong Kong to Vancouver. The guy beside you goes into the bathroom as a frail, elderly Caucasian man, and comes out a young Asian dude.

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And in that moment, Air Canada staff suddenly put it together: Everyone, from airport security to fellow passengers to flight attendants, have been tricked by his insanely lifelike mask and impressive acting skills. How did he get away with it? And why did no one figure it out?

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