Mother and son kicked off plane for her skin condition: ‘I have never been so humiliated in my life’

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American Airlines refunded a family’s plane tickets and apologized for kicking them off a flight for their rare skin disorder.

South Carolina mom Jordan Flake wrote on Facebook that she and her son Jackson were removed from a Thursday flight from El Paso, Texas, to Dallas, Texas because the flight crew was worried about her skin. Flake has a genetic skin condition called Ichthyosis, which dries out the skin. (She didn’t say whether her son is afflicted.)

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