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really disturbing (death ment'd)

March 14 2012 at 8:16 AM
alima  (Login alima1)

I just turned on CNN this morning and heard this story - grandmother made 9 year old girl run for 3 hours without stopping so she could get a candy bar. The girl died from dehydration. Normally, I don't pay attention to such stories as they stick in my mind and I don't want to think of such negative things. But really - how stupid can people be? The girl wanted a candy bar. Normal thing for a 9 year old. Was the grandmother expecting that she should burn off the calories before consuming it? I just don't get it. Some really crazy people out there.

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  1. Must have been greater medical issues here... - Sara H on Mar 14, 10:57 AM
    1. that's the story - alima on Mar 14, 11:20 AM
      1. If she was running for 3 hours - KarenGH on Mar 15, 3:29 PM
        1. Very true... - Sara H on Mar 15, 5:02 PM
  2. so sad - Tracy on Mar 15, 6:51 PM
    1. Very sad - Lea on Mar 15, 8:57 PM
      1. Oh good... - Tracy on Mar 15, 10:52 PM
  3. I read a couple of articles about it - ekb88 on Mar 16, 12:06 AM