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Weapons seized at airports

TSA officers seize a strange menagerie of potential weapons that passengers were trying to sneak through security.

There's the lipstick capsule that really has a knife blade inside. There's the letter opener that's so long it could be used as a dagger. And there's the stress relieving ball molded into the shape of a grenade.

"It is in fact a stress reliever," supervisory TSA officer Greg Lamb showed us. "But as someone says, it causes us stress because of its appearance both on X-ray and if somebody were to hold that in their hand, it looks realistic enough that it would cause alarm."

But that's nothing compared to what New York business traveler James Weir told us he'd seen once at an airport overseas.

"Oh gosh!" he said. "I think the strangest thing I saw was somebody had a pelican that they were trying to bring through security at one point. Yeah, that was a little bit strange."

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