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Family barred from flight after Florida vacation because boy with autism wouldn’t wear mask

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Southwest Airlines says it was following the law when it stopped a boy with autism from flying because he refused to wear a mask.

Southwest says toddlers and people with certain disabilities are exempt from the requirement but the 5-year-old boy didn’t qualify. [TRENDING: Sneak peek of Universal’s new roller coaster | 23 dead in Mexico City metro collapse | Children 12-15 could soon get vaccine] After a fun vacation in Florida, Cody and Paige Petek and their two children were set to fly back to Des Moines on Sunday.

During their layover in St. Louis, their 5-year-old son was struggling to wear his mask. The boy is non-verbal, has autism and a sensory processing disorder.

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