Girl is 29th child left under Neb. safe-haven law

November 7, 2008

(AP) -- Nebraska authorities say an 11-year-old girl has become the 29th child to be left at a hospital under the state's much-criticized safe haven law.



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tkjtkj
4 / 5 (1) Nov 08, 2008
Wow.. WHO CARES that such a child is
is older??? Isnt the fact that the
kid has no parrent who wants her
or him enough reason to let the
child have a chance for some
loving family to adopt?? Is it a
crime that a parent just wasnt
born with or taught skills in
parenting? DONT CHANGE THIS LAW!
In fact, it should be world-wide!
As an adopted person, i know about
this stuff....
tkjtkj@gmail.com

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