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TSA headquarters hosts over 480 children on Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work® day

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

More than 37 million youth and adults participate at over 3.5 million workplaces each year to participate in the Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work® day. This year marked the 21st year of the program and the event took place on April 24.

Hundreds of employees were joined by their children, ages 5 to 18, at TSA headquarters in Arlington, Va. for a day filled with activities and refreshments.

Activities included a simulated airport checkpoint, a K-9 demonstration, an iPad-based X-ray scanner game, and a secret identity workshop where kids could get fingerprinted and create superhero masks.

The annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work® Day event grows in popularity each year, and provides an opportunity for children to understand their parents’ careers as well as envision their future in a hands-on and interactive work environment.