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KFC Donating $30,000 for Scarred Girl's Medical Bills after Discrimination Allegation (Pit Bull)
WHLT ^ | Jun 16, 2014 | Candice Cole

Posted on 06/16/2014 1:08:38 PM PDT by nickcarraway

KFC Corp. says it's investigating allegations that an employee in Jackson, Mississippi, asked a 3-year-old to leave a restaurant because her facial injuries frightened other patrons. A spokesman says KFC is also giving $30,000 toward her medical bills.

The allegation was made Thursday on "Victoria's Victories," a Facebook page following Victoria Wilcher's recovery from a pit bull attack in April. Photos show her facial scars and cartoon-decorated eye patch.

(Excerpt) Read more at whlt.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Extended News; US: Mississippi
KEYWORDS: doggieping; kfc; mississippi; pitbull; pitbulls

1 posted on 06/16/2014 1:08:38 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Good.


2 posted on 06/16/2014 1:09:36 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: nickcarraway

Smart move. I’d really be impressed if it was 300k. Though. That little girl is going to have to have ALOT of surgeries due to that damn pit bull!


3 posted on 06/16/2014 1:13:43 PM PDT by DCBryan1 (No realli, moose bytes can be quite nasti!!)
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To: nickcarraway

One word, lawsuit. If it really happened. I no longer put anything as being beneath some folks.


4 posted on 06/16/2014 1:15:47 PM PDT by Foundahardheadedwoman (God don't have a statute of limitations)
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To: nickcarraway
I just don't know. I remember the story when she got hurt.

Maybe the grandmother wasn't doing the best thing for the child by taking her out. It was sure to turn heads and we don't really know what the child looked like at the time of the restaurant episode.

5 posted on 06/16/2014 1:18:23 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: nickcarraway
This lil kid looks fine to me:
 
Victoria Wilcher, cute kid.
 
Sorry about the pit bull attack, erh, the moron at KFC

6 posted on 06/16/2014 1:19:01 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Sacajaweau
Maybe the grandmother wasn't doing the best thing for the child by taking her out. It was sure to turn heads and we don't really know what the child looked like at the time of the restaurant episode.

Do you work at KFC?

7 posted on 06/16/2014 1:22:56 PM PDT by vbmoneyspender
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To: nickcarraway

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/06/14/pit-bull-attack-girl-kfc_n_5495190.html


8 posted on 06/16/2014 1:23:31 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Foundahardheadedwoman

As I said yesterday One need only look at typical lib behavior to see how easily this could have happened. They are evil. the literal evil.


9 posted on 06/16/2014 1:24:04 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: vbmoneyspender
Read the whole article at Post No. 8. I'd say the grandparent is mean.

This child was attacked INSIDE of her grandparents trailer.

10 posted on 06/16/2014 1:25:38 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: nickcarraway

Hiring complete freaking idiots to work for you can be a costly proposition.


11 posted on 06/16/2014 1:26:09 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: nickcarraway

That branch has damaged the name so much I’d say just shut it down, permanently.

This is corporate Pearl Harbor —the CEO should fly to their house personally and cook them meals in a dunce cap.


12 posted on 06/16/2014 1:26:15 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: Sacajaweau
This child was attacked INSIDE of her grandparents trailer.

Thanks for that relevant comment. I now completely understand why you think it was a bad idea for the little girl to visit to KFC

13 posted on 06/16/2014 1:29:07 PM PDT by vbmoneyspender
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To: DCBryan1

>> that damn pit bull!

Some say dogs can only be conditioned to behave this way. I say existence is intrinsically evil — and that’s not to say existence doesn’t have an equal or better amount of good qualities.


14 posted on 06/16/2014 1:30:03 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: nickcarraway

Baloney. Granny is out to make a killing because grandpas dogs caused this in the first place. Pretty hard to sue yourself for medical bills so what better way then to make up a story to blackmail kfc and get people upset? Mark my words granny is going to go to jail over this..it’s the old “look what they wrote on my receipt” ploy.


15 posted on 06/16/2014 1:30:10 PM PDT by DouglasKC
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To: nickcarraway
Run! Run away!


16 posted on 06/16/2014 1:31:30 PM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alteration: The acronym explains the science.)
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To: nickcarraway
Victoria's grandmother says the experience has left little Victoria even more scarred than before.

Really -- more scarred than the damage that your ex-husband's dogs did to her face???

Mullins says, "She usually says hi to everybody, she was never shy.

Do you think the damage to her face from the dog attack had anything to do with her current shyness???

This grandmother is a shameless opportunist.

17 posted on 06/16/2014 1:35:23 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: DouglasKC

Maybe, but it is easy to believe some pimply kid said this, probably with good intentions if it saw the child was uncomfortable. I think contributing to her bills is a good gesture and with this publicity, maybe others will chip in to help this kid.


18 posted on 06/16/2014 1:36:42 PM PDT by DonaldC (A nation cannot stand in the absence of religious principle.)
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To: DonaldC

Gotta give some props to my local Chipotle which has an employee with much more serious (and apparently permanent) facial disfigurement.

She was either in a serious car accident or has Elephant Man’s disease. I can only imagine how awful her experience on the job market must have been. Kudos to Chipotle for hiring her.


19 posted on 06/16/2014 1:39:43 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Sacajaweau

While pit bulls are fine for some people, I would NEVER have a pit bull around children.


20 posted on 06/16/2014 1:39:54 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Vendome
Victoria Wilcher, cute kid.

She is a beautiful little girl. If she were mine I would kiss her scar every morning and tell her "she is the most beautiful girl in the world."

21 posted on 06/16/2014 1:44:56 PM PDT by cpdiii
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To: Sacajaweau

Here from DM:

Following a visit to the doctors, Victoria and her grandmother, Kelly Mullins, went into a KFC.

‘I took her to the doctor and I went to KFC,’ Wilcher’s grandmother, Kelly Mullins, told WAPT.

‘I ordered a large sweet tea and her some mashed potatoes and gravy because she was hungry. She was on a feeding tube at the time, but I figured she could just swallow (the potatoes).’

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2659014/KFC-probes-claims-3-year-old-victim-pit-bull-attack-kicked-restaurant-facial-injuries-scared-diners-donates-30-000-charity.html

Wth was she doing taking this little girl on a feeding tube at the time to a KFC for any reason???


22 posted on 06/16/2014 1:52:02 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: nickcarraway

Good move from KFC. Bad move with the grandmother having 3 pit bulls around a small child. I just don’t think too much about that nor the grandmother. I hope the little girl gets all of the help that she needs. An adult should never put a child in a dangerous situation as this family did. The person at KFC; needs some compassion verses hammering on a little child. The family caused this tragedy, in my view.


23 posted on 06/16/2014 1:52:19 PM PDT by Christie at the beach
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To: Sacajaweau

She really does not look that bad. There is no excuse for being vicious and rude to anyone, esp. when you are a place of public accommodation.


24 posted on 06/16/2014 1:58:13 PM PDT by jocon307 (These people are (some Polish word) crazy)
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To: Gene Eric

Any dog can be dangerous, esp. to a small child. Truly the fault lies with the adults who were watching her, whether the dogs were well trained or not. She’s only 3 now, she was very little when this happened to her. Only a damn, stupid fool would leave a little baby unguarded around big dogs of any breed. Or even little dogs, or a cat, any animal. This child can pull their tale, or startle them, unknowingly and the animal then hurts the child.


25 posted on 06/16/2014 2:02:19 PM PDT by jocon307 (These people are (some Polish word) crazy)
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To: Uncle Chip
I posted a similar article at No. 8.

Why do these grandparents have custody of this child in the first place?

This is a quote from Grandma: "Now when we go somewhere, she don't want to get out".

And another: "She's got a lot of surgeries to go through and she won't even look in the mirror anymore".

Maybe these grandparents aren't the best choice for this child.

26 posted on 06/16/2014 2:03:42 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: jocon307

You missed the early pictures of when she went to KFC. She was even on a feeding tube.


27 posted on 06/16/2014 2:05:03 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: jocon307

http://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/real-life/injured-girl-victoria-wilcher-3-thrown-out-of-a-jackson-mississippi-kfc-and-told-your-face-is-scaring-other-diners/story-fnixwvgh-1226955321815


28 posted on 06/16/2014 2:11:16 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Sacajaweau

Victoria’s grandfather and his girlfriend were charged with child endangerment and their eight other pit bulls were seized by animal welfare.


29 posted on 06/16/2014 2:12:34 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: nickcarraway

Sadly though, the mother has NOT posted this information on the FB page. They have donations pouring in according to something she posted there but not sharing that KFC is donating seems dishonest to me.


30 posted on 06/16/2014 2:14:34 PM PDT by leapfrog0202 ("the American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery" Sarah Palin)
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To: Sacajaweau

This poor kid had just spent a month in a hospital bed, and then right after a doctor visit, while the poor kid is on a feeding tube, this goofy grandmother decides to parade her around her local KFC all to get a mere side order of mashed potatoes that she was taking upon herself to feed her and could get at the take-out window.

If I were KFC I would not send a dime to this grandmother’s charity but set up a separate fund for this little girl’s surgeries.


31 posted on 06/16/2014 2:16:24 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Buckeye McFrog
Hiring complete freaking idiots to work for you can be a costly proposition.

Raise his wage to $15/hour minimum! Now...you racist!

32 posted on 06/16/2014 2:18:47 PM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: DCBryan1

Don’t forget, life time of free KFC.

She looks like she is a strong and happy little girl.

I believe that she will come out of this stronger that ever.


33 posted on 06/16/2014 2:21:54 PM PDT by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: RIghtwardHo

Good, should have been more than 30k though.


34 posted on 06/16/2014 2:22:07 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11))
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To: Uncle Chip

I posted this article to the Victoria’s Victories FB page and it was IMMEDIATELY (within 5 minutes) taken down. They have people pledging to send money so she can go to Disneyland and everything else on there.

Not saying this child should suffer or go without, but it would seem to me that my posting was taken down because it would interfere with people pledging to send money. I think the family or whomever is running this page is hoping to get a fair amount of $ from this incident.


35 posted on 06/16/2014 2:22:33 PM PDT by leapfrog0202 ("the American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery" Sarah Palin)
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To: leapfrog0202

>> but it would seem to me that my posting was taken down because it would interfere with people pledging to send money. I think the family or whomever is running this page is hoping to get a fair amount of $ from this incident.

Oh, yes. They should be very ashamed of not taking any responsibility to what happened to their very own granddaughter and child. People are giving. They have posted 2 addresses that I have seen. Some kids have terrible parents/grandparents. I will pray for the little girl.


36 posted on 06/16/2014 2:27:39 PM PDT by Christie at the beach
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To: vbmoneyspender

When I was 24, I had cancer removed from my face. I had extensive plastic surgeries, huge black stitches, blood clots and heavy bruising (that had all colors of the rainbow) which lasted several weeks. When I was able to venture out for groceries, the stares and whispers were just awful. Even a month afterwards, I would be out with friends and see people drop napkins, stretch and yawn loudly in an effort to not look so obvious when trying to catch a glimpse of my still bruised and heavily scarred face.

The scars from my surgeries and recovery have faded but they never will from people’s cruelty. I can understand curiosity, but most of the stares, finger pointing and whispers were from adults who thought I had been beaten.

A pox on the KFC employee’s house. That little girl’s fleeting smile is worth more than your pathetic, worthless, empty life. Enjoy spending the rest of your life looking in the mirror and seeing you staring back.


37 posted on 06/16/2014 2:29:48 PM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: leapfrog0202
Very Interesting -- and what a lot of some people here suspected.

It would be one thing to post the little girl's story and pictures of her injuries, and then ask for help, but to shamelessly malign someone who had nothing to do with her injuries as part of her request is contemptible.

38 posted on 06/16/2014 2:35:33 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Cowgirl of Justice
I don't think what you experienced was cruel at all....It was sad and difficult to see. No hate. No cruelty....

I learned "There goes I but for the grace of God" but I would have still have looked away from you.

No pox to the employee. Pox to the Grandfather and his 11....yes eleven...pitbulls.

39 posted on 06/16/2014 2:38:28 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Sacajaweau

It’s absolutely nobody’s business to question if she should be in public. That injury is her reality. Anyone who would use her appearance to injure her a second time should be removed from public with prejudice.


40 posted on 06/16/2014 2:54:23 PM PDT by Steamburg (Other people's money is the only language a politician respects)
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

Wow - some people just have a hard time getting sarcasm. And you are apparently one of them. My point to the poster was that her comment had no relevance to what happened to the little girl and in no way justified what the manager did to the little girl.


41 posted on 06/16/2014 4:06:23 PM PDT by vbmoneyspender
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To: vbmoneyspender

She ain’t called cowgirl of justice for nothing.... lol

I’m partial to cowgirl....I’m lazy.


42 posted on 06/16/2014 4:13:08 PM PDT by wardaddy (we will not take back our way of life through peaceful means.....i have 5 kids....i fear for them)
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To: vbmoneyspender
in no way justified what the manager did to the little girl.

Just what did the manager do to the little girl???

43 posted on 06/16/2014 4:19:33 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip
Did you read the first sentence of the article. Here it is again in case you missed it.

KFC Corp. says it's investigating allegations that an employee in Jackson, Mississippi, asked a 3-year-old to leave a restaurant because her facial injuries frightened other patrons.

44 posted on 06/16/2014 4:22:37 PM PDT by vbmoneyspender
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To: wardaddy

Yeah, I’m lazy too - too lazy to put sarcasm tags on my posts anymore. So I guess I get what I deserve.


45 posted on 06/16/2014 4:31:45 PM PDT by vbmoneyspender
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To: nickcarraway

Well I hope the money actually goes to pay her bills and maybe a few special things for the girl and not to her family to spend on themselves.


I was thinking this would be the perfect scam to pull on a business. Get one person hired there, have someone come in that might cause rude comments, have people planted to make rude comments and complain to the “employee” and then have the planted employee ask for the “victim” to leave. Then call the media.

It will be the new “gay” and “black” receipt scam.


46 posted on 06/16/2014 4:52:08 PM PDT by CARDINALRULES (Tough times never last -Tough people do. DK57 -- 6-22-02)
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To: vbmoneyspender
KFC Corp. says it's investigating allegations that an employee in Jackson, Mississippi, asked a 3-year-old to leave a restaurant because her facial injuries frightened other patrons.

Do you understand the meaning of that sentence and what the word "allegation" means???

It's a mere allegation and the alleger is the goofy granny who is not very credible.

If you bothered to read past the first sentence you might reach the part where granny said she only went in there for some mashed potatoes???

And I'll bet it was a take-out because if it wasn't granny needs to have her head examined.

47 posted on 06/16/2014 5:07:15 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: nickcarraway

My father was electrocuted on the job as a pipefitter age 45, I was 8yo. I remember being seated in restaurants near the kitchen door or not getting waited on. I can only believe it was because of the deformed appearance of his hands. One restaurant near our home that committed this cruelty two times so it wasn’t an accident, has gone out of business 5 times. I will never darken the doorway not ever and get perverse enjoyment out of each failure.


48 posted on 06/16/2014 5:28:57 PM PDT by az wildkitten (8 years 'til I retire)
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To: nickcarraway

My father was electrocuted on the job as a pipefitter age 45, I was 8yo. I remember being seated in restaurants near the kitchen door or not getting waited on. I can only believe it was because of the deformed appearance of his hands. One restaurant near our home that committed this cruelty two times so it wasn’t an accident, has gone out of business 5 times. I will never darken the doorway not ever and get perverse enjoyment out of each failure.


49 posted on 06/16/2014 5:32:11 PM PDT by az wildkitten (8 years 'til I retire)
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To: az wildkitten

woops


50 posted on 06/16/2014 5:32:41 PM PDT by az wildkitten (8 years 'til I retire)
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