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Couple ditches 5 children after Extreme Makeover - November 20th 2016, 07:39 PM

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After the couple were on the TV show Extreme Makeover Home Edition they eventually got rid of the five foster kids that they had in their home at the time. At the end of the article they mentioned that eventually they would like to get the children back. I personally don't think that they should be able to get the kids back. What does everyone else think?



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Re: Couple ditches 5 children after Extreme Makeover - November 20th 2016, 07:46 PM

Well that's sad and awful. :/


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Re: Couple ditches 5 children after Extreme Makeover - November 20th 2016, 09:07 PM

That's bad. I'm guessing there might have been a family row that started this, which made the foster parents feel like this would be suitable punishment.

But it isn't. It doesn't matter what happened, you don't do shit like that. These kids are going to be fucked up for a long time because of this. I just hope they find somewhere else where they can feel they belong, to help them move on from this mess.

And if it's about money, then even more so.

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Re: Couple ditches 5 children after Extreme Makeover - November 20th 2016, 09:31 PM

This is wrong, there's no question about that, but it could've been caused by anything. The foster care system is a mess. It's actually legal to send your ADOPTED children back into foster care if you want/claim you can't handle them. (I know from people who have worked in social services) It's entirely possible that the parents just didn't want them anymore or made something up and then tried to change their minds,who knows?


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Re: Couple ditches 5 children after Extreme Makeover - November 22nd 2016, 05:38 PM

I will be honest. Having 5 kids can be hard. I'm going to say that there is more to the story than either side is saying.
   
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Re: Couple ditches 5 children after Extreme Makeover - November 22nd 2016, 09:32 PM

Very true, sometimes news teams could put things WAY out of proportion, so there could easily be something that caused all of this. When I have more time I will definitely check around online and see if I can find anything else about it. My heart just breaks for those kids.



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Re: Couple ditches 5 children after Extreme Makeover - November 23rd 2016, 01:22 AM

I think it's terrible but the article isn't very thorough so I feel like there might be more to the story. So, until I have more details I am not gonna pass judgement.


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Re: Couple ditches 5 children after Extreme Makeover - November 25th 2016, 02:54 AM

I found a few more articles. I haven't actually read them yet as I am about to log off.

http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment...d-rolling.html

http://www.torontosun.com/2016/11/16...ve-foster-kids



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