Skip to comments.Bernadette Lancelin loves gardening (Houston woman outraged over illegal alien children w/VIDEO)
Posted on 07/18/2014 11:36:21 PM PDT by beaversmom
"These are my flower beds over here," she said. "I had tomatoes and cucumbers and cabbage. I'm just a normal person. I'm just normal. I go to work every day. I come home. I cook. I take care of my mom."
But the 53 year old grandmother of six is also an internet sensation. Chances are you've probably seen the YouTube video of a Fox 26 newscast in which a Lancelin offered a very heated opinion on the possibility of using an abandoned building in her neighborhood to shelter some of the unaccompanied, undocumented immigrant children crossing our southern border.
"Stop playing around. This is ridiculous," she is heard yelling on the video clip. "All these kids? Really? Why can't they go back?"
The interview was given as Lancelin decided to crash a tour of what used to be Terrell Middle School. It's now an empty building a few streets down from the house where Lancelin grew up, the house marked with the names of all her brothers and sisters.
"My dad let me do that," she said, as she pointed to the long list of names. "He let me write on the concrete when they poured it. I thought that was so cool."
It's also the foundation for her fury. Terrell was her school.
Now it's under consideration to house some of the unaccompanied, undocumented children at the center of an international crisis that's projected to cost billions of dollars. It's not that she doesn't like children. She just doesn't want them here at the expense of her children and grandchildren.
"(My grandson) Lawrence wanted to know why he couldn't play on that basketball court at Terrell because the gates were locked," she said. " That's an issue for me. And then this happened.
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How soon will she be made out to be a Tea Party uncle Tom?
My local school district is HEAVILY Hispanic, I fully expect to see some our closed schools opened up for illegals, especially if fed money is attached.
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