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Child Abuse In Dallas

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by ScorpDX, Nov 3, 2010.

  1. ScorpDX

    ScorpDX Android Expert
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    Dallas, TX (AP) - A seven year old boy was at the center of a Dallas County courtroom drama yesterday when he challenged a court ruling over who should have custody of him. The boy has a history of being beaten by his parents and the judge initially awarded custody to his aunt, in keeping with child custody law and regulation requiring that family unity be maintained to the highest degree reasonably possible.

    The boy surprised the court when he proclaimed that his aunt beat him more than his parents and he adamantly refused to live with her. When the judge then suggested that he live with his grandparents, the boy cried and said that they also beat him.

    After considering the remainder of the immediate family and learning that domestic violence was apparently a way of life among them, the judge took the unprecedented step of allowing the boy to propose who should have custody of him.

    After two recesses to check legal references and confer with the child welfare officials, the judge granted temporary custody to the Dallas Cowboys professional football team, whom the boy firmly believes are not capable of beating anyone.
     



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  2. gvillager

    gvillager Android Enthusiast

    I don't believe it. Link please...
     
  3. Kelmar

    Kelmar Done by choice

    I think it's meant to be a joke ;) Reread the last few words.
     
  4. ScorpDX

    ScorpDX Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    I guess you gotta live around here to get it...
     
  5. gvillager

    gvillager Android Enthusiast

    I still don't believe it. ;)
     
  6. gvillager

    gvillager Android Enthusiast

    Or actually watch a football game. :cool: I don't really care who wins or loses. Professional sports is nothing more than a business to me.
     
  7. Musky

    Musky Android Expert

    I thought it was great, sure had me going for a while! Well done!
     
  8. DaSchmarotzer

    DaSchmarotzer Blame it on me

    Good one, I fell for it. :D

    I deserved it, let's see if someone remembers why. :p
     
  9. Musky

    Musky Android Expert

    Ummm, you're an abuser? No wait, that can't be it :D

    J/K!
     
  10. Kelmar

    Kelmar Done by choice

    Ding! :D
     
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  11. dan330

    dan330 Extreme Android User

    hahaa.. LOL.. thanks.. had me till the end!
     
  12. Crude

    Crude Android Expert

    lol i got it on the first pass
     
  13. BiGMERF

    BiGMERF Extreme Android User

    child abuse is not funny. But Im ashamed to say I LMFAO!
     
  14. ScorpDX

    ScorpDX Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    That was my thoughts on it too so I posted it here. This way if others are laughing too then I won't feel as bad!
     
  15. Strings

    Strings Well-Known Member

    Well, as someone who works with abused kids, *I* LMAO.

    If I can do so without feeling guilty, you should be able to!

    Except for DaSchmarotzer: you should feel guilty... :p
     
  16. TheCompBoy

    TheCompBoy Android Enthusiast

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