Keep Your Kid Safe and READ THIS POST!

Bailey - posted on 10/21/2009 ( 5 moms have responded )

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> This is terrifying to me but very informative. If you have any involvement

> with children, please read and be aware of the surroundings!

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> McDonalds, Chuck E Cheese, Discovery Zone... Some of you might not be

> parents, but you may have nieces, nephews, grandchildren or friends with

> children.

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> This will pertain to you too. As I read the following, my heart sank..

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> I urge each and every one of you to pass this on to as many eople as you can

> I cannot stress how important this is!

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> This is very disturbing news. In addition to the following true story... One

> son lost his watch, and was very upset. We dug and dug in those balls,

> trying to find the watch.

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> Instead, we found vomit, food, feces, and other stuff I do not want to

> discuss. I went to the manager and raised hell. Come to find out, the ball

> pit is only cleaned out once a month.

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> I have doubts that it is even done that often. My kids will never play in

> another ball pit. Now read this:

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> PRETTY SCARY!!

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> Hi. My name is Lauren Archer, my son Kevin and I lived in Midland , TN.

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> On October 2nd, 1999 I took my only son to McDonald's for his 3rd birthday.

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> After he finished lunch, I allowed him to play in the ball pit. When he

> started whining later on, I asked him what was wrong, he pointed to

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> the back of his pull-up and simply said "Mommy, it hurts." I couldn't find

> anything wrong with him at that time. I bathed him when we got

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> home, and it was at that point when I found a welt on his left buttock. Upon

> investigating, it seemed as if there was something like

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> a splinter under the welt. I made an appointment to see the doctor the next

> day, but soon he started vomiting and shaking, then his eyes

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> rolled back into his head.

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> From there, we went to the emergency room. He died later that night. it

> turned out that the welt on his buttock was the tip of a hypodermic

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> needle that had broken off inside. The autopsy revealed that Kevin had died

> from a heroine overdose. The next week, the police removed the

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> balls from the ball pit. There was rotten food, several hypodermic needles:

> some full, some used; knives, half-eaten candy, diapers,

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> feces, and the stench of urine. If a child is not safe in a child's play

> area then where? You can find the article on Kevin Archer in the

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> October 10,1999 issue of the Midland Chronicle.

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> Please forward this to all loving mothers, fathers and anyone who loves and

> cares for children!

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> Don't think it's just McDonald's either or that this is something that just

> started. When my oldest son who is now 9 was small the area

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> Burger King closed their play area for awhile for "remodeling" because in

> another town there had been an incident similar to the one

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> described above that happen @ a Burger King.

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> A little boy had been playing in a ball pit & started complaining of his

> legs hurting. He later died too. He was found to have snake bites

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> all over his legs & buttocks. When they cleaned the ball pit they found that

> there was a copperhead nest in the ball pit. He had

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> suffered numerous bites from a very poisonous snake.

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> Re-post this if it scares the crap out of you! Re-post this if you care

> about our kids!!!

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> AND FYI:

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> In Florida and other places on the East Coast a group of people are putting

> HIV/AIDS infected and filled needles underneath gas pump

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> handles, so when someone reaches to pick it up and put gas in their car,

> they get stabbed with it.

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> 16 people have been a victim of this crime so far and 10 tested HIV positive

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> It's important to inform people, even if you don't drive, a family member

> might, and what if they were next? CHECK UNDER THE HANDLE

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> BEFORE YOU GRAB IT!!! IT MIGHT SAVE YOUR LIFE! Tell as many people as you

> can about this serious issue, Re-post with the title: IMPORTANT

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