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Mother arrested because she trusts her daughter

Ran across this article today, Mom Jailed Because She Let Her 9 Year Old Daughter Play in the Park Unsupervised. For most of the summer, Debra Harrell’s daughter hung out at the McDonalds’s where her mother works, playing on the … Continue reading

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Take Me Out to the Ball Game

Running through the park, I find the perfect summer scene.  I hear the spectators’ cheers, and smell their barbecues, long before I see them. The scene spreads below me as I crest a hill.  Women and babies alongside the field.  … Continue reading

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In Hiding

Ted parked his van under the pine trees.  Playgrounds and ball fields spread before him, empty and still.  Nostalgia beckoned with sweet melancholy. He spent his days crammed under sinks and behind toilets. Andrea Hemmings of 45 Wood Circle cancelled … Continue reading

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