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Bus driver drops off girl, 4, at homeless shelter after her first day of school
mail online ^ | 8.31.2012 | DM reporter

Posted on 08/31/2012 8:14:53 PM PDT by Morgana

A four-year-old girl was dropped off at a homeless shelter miles from her home by a bus driver on her first day at preschool.

LadyOurlove McInnis was left stranded at Mary's Place in Minneapolis, Minnesota after her address tag came detached from her backpack and the driver failed to check where to leave her.

The girl's mother, LadyAshley Myers, called a school district office to ask why her daughter had not been dropped off on Wednesday - and an official said she did not know where the youngster was.

When a staff member at the homeless shelter, which is the last stop on the bus route, called the district office to report the extra child, officials contacted Myers.

'They told me that they wanted to put her in a taxi cab and send her home,' Myers told KARE11.com. 'I told her, "You're not going to put my four-year-old in a taxi cab!"'

Instead, she went to collect the child from officials and complained that, even though her daughter was screaming out for her mother, they did not initially hand her over.

Myers, who has called for the driver's termination, told the station that while her daughter enjoyed her first day at Bryn Mawr Elementary, she is still traumatised by the incident.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


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1 posted on 08/31/2012 8:14:59 PM PDT by Morgana
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To: Slings and Arrows

“LadyOurlove McInnis”

“LadyAshley Myers”

Yes that is their names.

PING


2 posted on 08/31/2012 8:16:13 PM PDT by Morgana (-----------> Eat at Chick-Fil-A <-----------)
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To: Morgana
Someone needs to put down the harlequin romances and the bon-bons.

/johnny

3 posted on 08/31/2012 8:18:31 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Morgana

Yes, they have absurd names, but what has that got to do with an irresponsible bus driver?


4 posted on 08/31/2012 8:21:38 PM PDT by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: Morgana
while her daughter enjoyed her first day at Bryn Mawr Elementary, she is still traumatised by the incident. <<

As a unemployed Lawyer...I'll take that case your honor....I see trauma as far as the eye can see!

5 posted on 08/31/2012 8:22:25 PM PDT by M-cubed
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To: M-cubed
did i mention Lady Ashley is a bit of a hottie...*G*
6 posted on 08/31/2012 8:24:37 PM PDT by M-cubed
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To: Morgana

Gub’mint schools....


7 posted on 08/31/2012 8:29:50 PM PDT by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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To: Morgana
Instead, she went to collect the child from officials and complained that, even though her daughter was screaming out for her mother, they did not initially hand her over.

Well, at least one thing was done right in this sordid tale. While it's nice to know that the mother had to verify that she was, indeed, the child's mother before the child was handed over to her--it's terrible that the child was put off the bus at the wrong stop. I can just imagine how frightened the mother was when her baby didn't come home from school!

8 posted on 08/31/2012 8:32:38 PM PDT by exDemMom (Now that I've finally accepted that I'm living a bad hair life, I'm more at peace with the world.)
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To: Morgana

You should see some of the names the Pilgrims and Roundheads gave to their children.


9 posted on 08/31/2012 8:33:27 PM PDT by wideawake
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To: Morgana

And to think, if this young girl ever grows up to be a titan of industry, Libs like Obama will credit her success to this bus driver.


10 posted on 08/31/2012 8:34:35 PM PDT by kevao (Is your ocean any lower than it was four years ago?)
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To: Morgana
Instead, she went to collect the child from officials and complained that, even though her daughter was screaming out for her mother, they did not initially hand her over.

I can't fault the officials for verifying that she was the real mother (assuming that was the reason for the delay). A bizarre event like this warrants extra caution.

11 posted on 08/31/2012 8:36:07 PM PDT by Ken H
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To: Morgana

What is it about the Amish that compel such biblical names?


12 posted on 08/31/2012 8:40:20 PM PDT by jonascord (Any Democrat = Classic examples of the Downing Effect.)
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To: Morgana

report an extra child....

so she wasn’t dropped off by herself


13 posted on 08/31/2012 8:41:24 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: GeronL

“so she wasn’t dropped off by herself”

No, apparently the homeless shelter is one of the stops on the school bus’ route. Which probably says volumes in itself.


14 posted on 08/31/2012 8:48:44 PM PDT by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down! Burn, baby, burn!)
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To: Morgana

“Yes that is their names.”

And yet, they’re not the ones who screwed up, are they?

What’s the bus driver’s name, John “I’m a dope” Smith?


15 posted on 08/31/2012 8:56:35 PM PDT by jocon307
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To: M-cubed

“As a unemployed Lawyer...I’ll take that case your honor....I see trauma as far as the eye can see!”

As a law firm bookkeeper, I say GO FOR IT!

It’s for the CHILDREN!


16 posted on 08/31/2012 8:58:21 PM PDT by jocon307
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To: Morgana

All states require children to be five to enter kindergarten.


17 posted on 08/31/2012 9:00:35 PM PDT by ThomasThomas
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To: M-cubed
did i mention Lady Ashley is a bit of a hottie...

Not only that, but the bus driver was being racist.

18 posted on 08/31/2012 9:02:56 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 ( Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: Ken H
I can't fault the officials for verifying that she was the real mother (assuming that was the reason for the delay).

Especially at a HOMELESS SHELTER.

19 posted on 08/31/2012 9:04:13 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 ( Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: wideawake

“You should see some of the names the Pilgrims and Roundheads gave to their children.”

I love those names. What are they called “quality” names? Something like that.

Now, some are silly, like Cotton Mather. Who names their child after a fiber?

But Cotton’s relative (I forget how) Increase Mather, let’s face it, that’s a name!

Some seem ill-fated, like poor Chastity Bono (and maybe other girls named Chastity, at least I hope they stayed girls, even if they did not remain Chaste).

But many are wonderful. Honor is a great name (but you’ve got to have the right surname to go with it), Hope, Faith, Charity, and one of my faves Prudence.

Maybe others can think of more.

I like these names, I hope they’ll come back into style.


20 posted on 08/31/2012 9:07:03 PM PDT by jocon307
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To: skr; Morgana
Yes, they have absurd names,

STOP RIGHT THERE.

I GOTTA KNOW RIGHT NOW.

BEFORE WE GO ANY FURTHER....

Do you really think Intravenia or (any letters here...isha) or Moon Unit are much better ?

21 posted on 08/31/2012 9:08:06 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 ( Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: Morgana

“LadyOurlove McInnis”

“LadyAshley Myers”

Yes that is their names.


Oh..... so one’s Jewish, and the other is Irish... and both from England ?


22 posted on 08/31/2012 9:11:34 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 ( Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: ThomasThomas

Where does it say kindergarten? This was a preschool.


23 posted on 08/31/2012 9:15:48 PM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: Morgana

Raymond Luxury-Yacht understands.


24 posted on 08/31/2012 9:22:08 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Morgana
I don't remember sending my four year old(s) out on a F'ING BUS!

But they never ended up lost either.

25 posted on 08/31/2012 9:23:46 PM PDT by Doomonyou (Let them eat Lead.)
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To: jocon307

As a law firm bookkeeper, I say GO FOR IT!

It’s for the CHILDREN! <<<

Damn you drive a hard bargain!!!!...but yes...your hired at twice your previous salary ...plus 10% of my profit when we win the case......


26 posted on 08/31/2012 9:24:33 PM PDT by M-cubed
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To: jocon307

I knew a Loyal Walker.


27 posted on 08/31/2012 9:47:23 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1320 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama, a queer and present danger)
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To: ThomasThomas

to be 5 sometime during that semester maybe?


28 posted on 08/31/2012 9:49:31 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: jocon307

Spirit?


29 posted on 08/31/2012 9:50:42 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: ThomasThomas

For public schools, the child has to be 5 before a certain date. In Colorado, it is October 1.


30 posted on 08/31/2012 9:52:32 PM PDT by ebersole
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To: Morgana

I went to school with a SpiritGlen Levit. Rather a mellow fellow.


31 posted on 08/31/2012 10:45:14 PM PDT by deadrock
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To: UCANSEE2

More absurd names, but that’s their families’ business. Now, back to a bus driver dropping off a four-year old—what difference does it make what her name is?


32 posted on 09/01/2012 12:14:11 AM PDT by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: ThomasThomas

Depends on the state or school district as they have a cutoff date usually mid October to turn 5 after that they have to wait til next school year to enroll.


33 posted on 09/01/2012 4:29:50 AM PDT by bjorn14 (Woe to those who call good evil and evil good. Isaiah 5:20)
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To: Kirkwood

Bryn Mawr Elementary School usually K-5

http://brynmawr.mpls.k12.mn.us/


34 posted on 09/01/2012 4:37:50 AM PDT by bjorn14 (Woe to those who call good evil and evil good. Isaiah 5:20)
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To: Morgana
Well, in England they name their houses!

Ambleside, Blencathra, Eskdale, Rydal, Tarn Hows, Windermere, Larmona, Tresco and Kynance.

35 posted on 09/01/2012 4:39:44 AM PDT by sirchtruth (Freedom is not free.)
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To: jocon307

My husband’s grandmother was named Providenza. I always thought that was a great name.


36 posted on 09/01/2012 4:47:47 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic (Joe Biden is reported to be seeking asylum in a foreign country so he does not have to debate Ryan.)
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To: DEADROCK

I went to school with Sandy Claus. Really.


37 posted on 09/01/2012 4:50:55 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic (Joe Biden is reported to be seeking asylum in a foreign country so he does not have to debate Ryan.)
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To: jocon307
Honor is a great name (but you’ve got to have the right surname to go with it), Hope, Faith, Charity, and one of my faves Prudence.

I grew up near a 300 year old cemetery and almost all the female names were a virtue.

38 posted on 09/01/2012 5:11:19 AM PDT by AU72
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To: bjorn14

Everywhere I lived, preschool comes the year BEFORE kindergarten. Kindergarten is now considered part of school, that is why the term K-12 is used.


39 posted on 09/01/2012 5:21:03 AM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: Ken H

“I can’t fault the officials for verifying that she was the real mother (assuming that was the reason for the delay). A bizarre event like this warrants extra caution.”

On the other hand the shelter was going to launch her unaccompanied in a taxi cab??? Perhaps that was the school. Crazy story. Missing my four year old though, I would have been freaking out! What a clown parade.


40 posted on 09/01/2012 6:00:17 AM PDT by Psalm 144 ( "I didn't leave the Democratic Party. The party left me." Ronald Wilson Reagan)
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To: jonascord
What is it about the Amish that compel such biblical names?

From Unintended Consequences by John Ross:
G.G. Jackson was one of many women employed by agencies of the federal government. She had been born in Chicago's South Side in 1963. Her mother, Shavonna Jackson, had been fifteen at the time. Like many 15-year-old single mothers, Shavonna Jackson had not thought much about the realities of motherhood, including the immediate problem of what to name her offspring.

Concurrently, overworked interns on rotation in ghetto hospitals did what they could to entertain themselves amid 20-hour days in depressing surroundings. In 1963, as in all other years, one of the standard gambits among interns assigned to inner-city delivery rooms was to see who could cause the most outrageous name to be printed on the birth certificate of children born to ghetto teenagers.

The second week of February, 1963 saw some serious competition among interns in south Chicago. In a five-day period, there were Chicago-area births registered for Madison Avenue Washington, Epluribus Wilson, Nosmo King (inspired by a waiting room sign), Simian Cook, and Anus Brown. The award that week, however, went to a young doctor from Grosse Pointe, Michigan, who hated working in the Chicago facility. He had suggested to Miss Jackson that she give her infant daughter a distinctive, happy-sounding name, and offered one he thought appropriate. He pronounced the first name with the accent on the second syllable, and Shavonna thought it sounded nice. Like 'Gloria', only fancier. People who read the name would pronounce it differently, but Shavonna could not read, so the impact of the intern's joke was not felt for some time.

[G.G. Jackson's name is not revealed until hundreds of pages later...]

41 posted on 09/01/2012 6:23:11 AM PDT by Peet (Everything has an end -- only the sausage has two.)
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To: jocon307
Those names were not uncommon before the Roundheads.

I'm talking about names like Diewell Sykes, IfChristhadnotdiedfortheethouhadstbeendamned Barebones, Weakly Elkins, Nomerit Vynall, Humiliation Hinde, Buried Muschamp, Flydebate Smart.

42 posted on 09/01/2012 8:01:10 AM PDT by wideawake
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To: wideawake

“IfChristhadnotdiedfortheethouhadstbeendamned”

Oh my goodness!

I suppose this person was best known as “Iffy”.

That does make the two gal’s names seem quite tame in comparison.


43 posted on 09/01/2012 8:40:16 AM PDT by jocon307
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To: wideawake

IfChristhadnotdiedfortheethouhadstbeendamned was actually his middle name. First name was Nicholas, which he tended to use more, for some reason. His father was named Praise-God, and was the guy Barebones Parliament was named after.

Nick was an interesting guy, one of the first to promote the idea of the free market, and so kind of a predecessor to Adam Smith.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicholas_Barbon


44 posted on 09/01/2012 8:58:47 AM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: Sherman Logan

I believe Nicholas was the son with the middle name and PraiseGod was the nickname of Nicholas’ father, who actually had this as his own first name.


45 posted on 09/01/2012 9:08:30 AM PDT by wideawake
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To: UCANSEE2

“Do you really think Intravenia or (any letters here...isha) or Moon Unit are much better ?”

Don’t know who Intravenia is but as for Moon Unit I know what was wrong with Frank Zappa. Eric Cartman and I feel the same way about hippies.


46 posted on 09/01/2012 9:17:29 AM PDT by Morgana (-----------> Eat at Chick-Fil-A <-----------)
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To: Kirkwood

I thought you said this was preschool she was dropped off at...clearly this was not.


47 posted on 09/01/2012 10:02:17 AM PDT by bjorn14 (Woe to those who call good evil and evil good. Isaiah 5:20)
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To: null and void
I knew a Loyal Walker.

How interesting. So did I. In Los Angeles, circa 1980s.

48 posted on 09/01/2012 3:36:27 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: M-cubed

If you are really a lawyer, you need to work on your grammar; it is not “a unemployed lawyer” it is “an unemployed lawyer”.


49 posted on 09/01/2012 5:24:15 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Windflier

We have a friend in common.


50 posted on 09/01/2012 5:44:31 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1321 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama, a queer and present danger)
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