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Thursday, April 25, 2013

FOX: A passenger on Southwest Airlines is suing the company after he was allegedly hassled on a flight because of his weight.

Matthew Harper was on a flight Sunday from Midway Airport to Denver. He says he boarded the plane, and then was booted off and given a talking-to.

Harper is from Texas and weighs about 340 pounds. He says after getting kicked off, a Southwest employee gave him the business about its policy of advising so-called "customers of size" to buy two seats.

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