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Recently the Haas family was on vacation, and brought their daughter Lexi, who has Kernicterus, a condition that affects motor control, causing her to use a powerchair. And while on vacation, they had one heck of a rude wake-up call while visiting the Ships of the Sea Museum in Savannah, Georgia.

The family had just purchased their tickets, were about to enter the museum, when an employee stopped them from entering. The reason – Lexi’s wheelchair was “too dirty” and would ruin the carpet in the museum. How completely appalling. Really. People tread in just as much crap on their feet. How is a chair more dirty? The family must have been in shock, not to mention embarrassed for being treated in such a second-class way.

They of course questioned the employee and the museum’s rules. I would’ve too, and had made a hu