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  • Cameron Macauley The Boy Who Lived Before

    07/16/2007 3:43:04 PM PDT · by DancesWithCats · 27 replies · 1,445+ views
    Extraordinatry Children ^ | july 15th, 2007 | DancesWithCats
    Ever since he was two years old and first started talking, Cameron Macauley has told of his life on the island of Barra. Cameron lives with his mum, Norma, in Glasgow. They have never been to Barra. He tells of a white house, overlooking the sea and the beach, where he would play with his brothers and sisters. He tells of the airplanes that used to land on the beach. He talks about his dog, a black and white dog. Barra lies off the western coast of Scotland, 220 miles from Glasgow. It can only be reached by a lengthy...
  • Police: Ark. Boy Shot for Throwing Rocks

    06/26/2007 2:27:08 PM PDT · by highimpact · 27 replies · 697+ views
    AP via Breitbart.com ^ | 6/26/07 | staff
    EL DORADO, Ark. (AP) - A man irritated by children throwing rocks at his house shot and killed a 9-year-old boy, police said Tuesday. Officers were called shortly Monday afternoon and found Demotric Moore with a gunshot wound to the neck. The boy was pronounced dead at a hospital. Officers saw Jonathan Watts, 50, inside his home, ordered him to the ground and arrested him. "I've had it with these kids and the rock throwing," Watts said as he was being handcuffed, El Dorado police Capt. David Smith said. Watts told officers that he'd thrown the gun away. Initial calls...
  • Woman arrested for having sex with boy on side of road

    06/23/2007 6:22:08 PM PDT · by TornadoAlley3 · 33 replies · 943+ views
    kgw.com ^ | 06/23/07 | TERESA BELL
    A 22-year-old woman was arrested in Lincoln County after police said they caught her having sex with a 14-year-old boy in a car. The deputy was investigating why a car was parked on the side of Highway 101. “Deputy Dorsey witnessed two subjects in the vehicle having sex. Further investigation revealed that the female was, Melissa Danielle Cullen, age 22 of Berkeley California, and the male subject was a 14 year old juvenile,” said Mark Meister with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. Investigators said the boy had driven from Berkley, Calif. to Oregon with Cullen without his parents’ permission. Cullen...
  • Boy's Family Upset At Unflattering AwardsParents Demand Apology From Teachers, Reprimand

    06/14/2007 8:18:08 AM PDT · by TornadoAlley3 · 300 replies · 4,447+ views
    denverchannel.com ^ | 06/13/07 | denverchannel
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Sixth-grader Matt Porter didn't enjoy getting "Most Likely Not To Have Children" and "Sir Clowns-a-Lot" awards from two teachers at his school. His parents aren't pleased, either. Matt said he received the awards in front of classmates during a ceremony at the Decatur Intermediate Learning Center at the end of the recently finished school year. His mother and his stepfather have asked the Decatur Township school system to reprimand the teachers, and they want an apology. "Words cut deeper than any knife could. They hurt," said his stepfather, Joseph Sims. "When you hurt a child like that, you...
  • Judge Finds Boy Guilty In Daytona Homeless Beating

    05/10/2007 10:37:46 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 43 replies · 1,395+ views
    AP ^ | May 10, 2007
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- A 10-year-old boy was found guilty Thursday in the beating of a homeless Army veteran that left the man so severely injured he had to undergo reconstructive surgery Circuit Judge John Watson found the boy guilty of aggravated battery in the March 27 attack in which John D'Amico, 58, was beaten and stoned with a concrete block. The child's mother left the courtroom noticeably upset and refused to comment. Before the hearing began, she was hopeful: "If he gets to come home today, I'm going to bust out crying."
  • Taleban Uses Boy (12) To Behead 'Spy'

    04/21/2007 11:25:16 AM PDT · by blam · 22 replies · 1,118+ views
    BBC ^ | 4-21-2007
    Taleban uses boy to behead 'spy' The Taleban in Afghanistan have used a boy of around 12 to behead a man they accused of spying for the US. Parts of a video of the beheading were broadcast on the Dubai-based al-Arabiya TV network. The Taleban said the dead man, Ghulam Nabi, had given the US information which led to an air strike in which a senior Taleban commander died. The video footage shows Mr Nabi being blindfolded with a chequered scarf and making what is said to be a confession. The boy, wearing a camouflage jacket and wielding a large...
  • Medics Bring Hope to Iraqi boy (Tissues Needed)

    04/18/2007 5:34:09 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 266+ views
    Defend America News ^ | Sgt. Natalie Rostek
    1st Lt. Terri Gurrola, medic in Company C, 203rd Forward Support Battalion, casts the leg of Hussein, a 15-year-old Iraqi boy, April 9, at Forward Operating Base Hammer, Iraq. Hussein lost his leg in an improvised explosive device incident four years ago. Photo courtesy of 203rd Brigade Support Battalion Medics Bring Hope to Iraqi boy Soldiers fit 15-year-old for new prosthetic leg. By Sgt. Natalie Rostek 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division Public Affairs FORWARD OPERATING BASE HAMMER, Iraq, April 17, 2007 — Medics from Company C, 203rd Forward Support Battalion, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, gave...
  • Boy Scouts defeat ACLU

    04/06/2007 12:02:49 PM PDT · by bedolido · 48 replies · 1,471+ views
    Worldnetdaily ^ | 4-5-2007 | staff writer
    President Bush waves to crowd before addressing 2005 National Scout Jamboree at Fort A.P. Hill in Virginia (photo: bsajamboree.org) The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit dismissed a lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union to stop the Defense Department from allowing the Boy Scouts of America to hold its National Jamboree every four years at Fort A.P. Hill in Fredericksburg, Va.
  • "Safe Child Coalition" Victim Video (Mega-Barf Alert!)

    03/15/2007 4:42:20 PM PDT · by Soothesayer · 3 replies · 350+ views
    WARNING! GRAPHIC PICTURES OF CHILD ABUSE! Eleven year old boy burned with cigarettes by DCF foster parents, beaten unmercifully by other kids in the foster home, all because he would not break into a person's house and steal for the foster parents. Child is tortured by being stabbed with pencils and burnt with a lighter while handcuffed. DCF Case managers were notified, but ignored the child's pleas for help. Child had a black eye, numerous injuries, was completely emaciated with his rib cage showing, yet DCF does nothing to the foster parents. The Foster mother was taking pills, smoking dope...
  • Boy, 5, knocks on doors after parents are slain

    01/17/2007 8:11:04 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 11 replies · 1,401+ views
    SFGate.com ^ | 1/16/07 | Demian Bulwa
    Answering her doorbell just after 10 p.m. Friday, Mary Jo Cooney looked through her peephole in San Francisco's Mission Terrace neighborhood and saw nothing. She didn't realize her late-night visitor was too short to see. It was 5-year-old Oscar Limon, spattered with his parents' blood and clutching a Nintendo video game, trying to find someone to help him and his younger sister. After Oscar rang a second doorbell on Badger Street, neighbors made a terrible discovery. In an extended-cab pickup truck parked around the corner on Still Street, the boy's father and mother had been shot dead.
  • Minnesota boy, 8, sues parents over car seat

    01/06/2007 7:55:38 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 25 replies · 1,260+ views
    (MN) Star Tribune ^ | January 5, 2007 | Bob Von Sternberg
    On one side is an 8-year-old boy, grievously injured five years ago in a traffic accident. On the other are his parents, who have been sued by the boy in the hopes of forcing the family's insurance company to pay off a $100,000 policy. The lawsuit reached the Minnesota Supreme Court this week, and the court's ruling, expected later this year, could ultimately have a ripple effect on anyone in the state who straps a child into a car seat.
  • America Supports You: Iowa Boy Makes Mark Supporting Troops

    12/17/2006 12:41:25 PM PST · by SandRat · 6 replies · 439+ views
    America Supports You ^ | Samantha L. Quigley
    BLAKESBURG, Iowa, Dec. 17, 2006 -- Of the 136 scrapbook pages Blakesburg (Iowa) Elementary School students made for Connect and Join’s “World’s Largest and Greatest Scrapbook,” one in particular stood out. Sawyer Deevers, 5, shows Linda Dennis, founder of Connect and Join, how his Brailler works while his Braille teacher, Lane Anthony, looks on. The Blakesburg (Iowa) Elementary kindergartener has been blind since birth. But, through the use of his ‘Brailler,’ he participates in regular classroom activities like creating scrapbook pages for Connect and Join's "World's Largest and Greatest Scrapbook" for the troops. Photo by Samantha L. Quigley   '(Click...
  • [Bitpig] Faces And Names

    09/19/2006 11:16:30 PM PDT · by B-Chan · 11 replies · 519+ views
    brucelewis.com [currently under repair] ^ | 2006.09.19 | Bitpig [B-chan]
    Faces And Names I had an interesting day today — maybe the most interesting day of my life. World's Greatest Wife (WGW) and I went to Dr. DNA today on orders from the OB/GYN (henceforth known as "Dr. Uterus"). Mission: genetic counseling, that transparent exercise in medical ass-covery that allows physicians to shrug, hold up their hands in a gesture of innocence, and say "don't blame me" in a court of equity if the kid turns out to have crab claws or something. Seriously, though, the cute "genetic counselor" lady told us about amnio (no thanks), asked us about our...
  • Pali Band Has Hit With Nasrallah Song

    08/25/2006 10:52:07 AM PDT · by Sam Hill · 25 replies · 841+ views
    Sweetness & Light ^ | August 25, 2006 | N/A
    From Nasrallah's other fans at the DNC's Associated Press:The El Haija Brothers. Song in praise of Hezbollah chief propels West Bank boy band to local stardomSarah El Deeb, Canadian PressPublished: Friday, August 25, 2006YAMOUN, West Bank (AP) - They were struggling in a boy band, working the West Bank wedding circuit and dreaming of stardom.Now the five singers who make up the Northern Band have come a little closer to their goal, with help from an unwitting ally - Hezbollah guerrilla chief Hassan Nasrallah.At the height of the Israel-Hezbollah war, the band wrote new lyrics, in praise of Nasrallah, for...
  • Diaz seeks 'dialogue' with Boy Scouts

    07/27/2006 12:01:15 PM PDT · by Nachum · 32 replies · 1,082+ views
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | July 27, 2006 | Tina Moore
    City Solicitor Romulo L. Diaz Jr. said a recent push to force the Cradle of Liberty Boy Scouts Council to denounce the national organization's antigay policy had nothing to do with his own homosexuality. "My own sexuality, my own sexual orientation, has never been hidden and never played into my decision," Diaz said in an interview yesterday with The Inquirer. "It has, perhaps, made me more sensitive to the issues." Diaz said he sent another letter yesterday morning seeking a meeting with William T. Dwyer III, council chief executive officer and president. Diaz, the city's first openly gay solicitor and...
  • The Boy Who Sees with Sound

    07/17/2006 11:09:34 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 19 replies · 611+ views
    People.AOL ^ | 7/14/06 | Alex Tresniowski. Ron Arias
    Blind since age 3, Ben Underwood skateboards, shoots hoops and plays video games. How does he do it? Just like bats and dolphins"I'm a normal kid," says Ben, who lost his sight at 3. (above, he inspects his prosthetic eyes.) Photo by: Theo RigbyThe Boy Who Sees with Sound There was the time a fifth grader thought it would be funny to punch the blind kid and run. So he snuck up on Ben Underwood and hit him in the face. That's when Ben started his clicking thing. "I chased him, clicking until I got to him, then I...
  • In the name of the father

    07/15/2006 7:09:34 PM PDT · by fgoodwin · 4 replies · 558+ views
    Scotland on Sunday ^ | Sun 16 Jul 2006 | DANI GARAVELLI
    In the name of the fatherhttp://scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com/opinion.cfm?id=1033732006 http://tinyurl.com/ozefu DANI GARAVELLI Sun 16 Jul 2006 ONCE upon a time, I believed it didn't matter a whit whether a baby was born into a family with one parent or two. Or with two mothers or two fathers rather than a mother and a father. Why should it? What was important was not the number or gender of the parents, but whether or not they were loving and attentive. That was, of course, before I had any of my own. Now I realise that bringing up children is a challenge even for two well-meaning...
  • Gene study shows sex differences go deep

    07/07/2006 7:18:19 PM PDT · by wouldntbprudent · 53 replies · 1,683+ views
    Reuters U.K. ^ | July 7, 2006 | Staff
    [snip] We saw striking and measurable differences in more than half of the genes' expression patterns between males and females," said Dr. Thomas Drake, a professor of pathology. "We didn't expect that. No one has previously demonstrated this genetic gender gap at such high levels."
  • Boy, 11, stabbed through the heart as policeman father demonstrated killing

    07/06/2006 1:10:52 PM PDT · by rawhide · 45 replies · 2,268+ views
    The Daily Mail ^ | 12:06pm 6th July 2006 | Daily Mail
    A policeman stabbed his son through the heart while demonstrating a tribal killing, an inquest heard today. Conor Johnson, 11, of Littlehampton, West Sussex, died from a single thrust of the knife by his father, Pc Ian Johnson. Worthing Magistrates' Court heard that Mr Johnson had a passion for self-sufficiency and spent many weekends teaching Conor how to track animals and live off the land. Conor was given his first knife at the age of five. On the day before he died - August 13 last year - Conor was staying at his father's flat and Mr Johnson was cooking...
  • Lynum: 'White Boy' Is No Racial Slur

    06/29/2006 11:46:34 AM PDT · by Stoat · 172 replies · 5,973+ views
    Local 6 (Florida) ^ | June 29, 2006
      Related To Story "In the last week, I have been called (expletive) more times than I have ever been called probably in my life for calling a white boy a white boy," Lynum said. "Now, when did that become a racial slur."   Lynum: 'White Boy' Is No Racial Slur Profiling Victims Urged To Call Police Chief   POSTED: 7:11 am EDT June 29, 2006 UPDATED: 11:19 am EDT June 29, 2006   Orlando Commissioner Daisy Lynum insisted she did nothing wrong when she called a city officer who pulled over her son a "white boy," and continued...