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WASHINGTON — Apparently the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) knows no bounds. In addition to accusations of groping, theft and the like, TSA agents stopped a Star Wars actor from bringing his cane on a flight.

star wars caneWhy? The former Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew brought his cane which was in the shape of the iconic Star Wars lightsaber.

The Associated Press reported that the TSA said they wanted to inspect it because Mayhew is over 7 feet tall and the cane was also very tall, comingĀ up to his chest.

But, after an inspection, Mayhew was cleared to travel with his lightsaber cane

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