How much sympathy do you have for Marilyn Thep-Outhainthany, who lost her new job with WestJet Airlines after failing her security screening because of an apparently innocent connection to a drug raid?
On the surface, what happened to her seems unjust but as you read about it, keep this word in mind: trust.
According to the National Post, Thep-Outhainthany was sitting in the passenger seat of a car in Surrey, B.C., one day in 2007 while her husband went inside a house to "run an errand."
Just then, RCMP swooped in to conduct a drug raid on the suburban Vancouver home, arresting several people at gunpoint, including Thep-Outhainthany and her husband. Police said she and her husband tried to flee.
Their car, registered to her mother but listing Thep-Outhainthany as the principal driver, was searched. Police turned up a secret compartment that held a loaded handgun and a large stash of cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine and ecstasy.
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