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Posted: Tuesday, December 2, 2008 10:00 pm

A 17-year-old boy who entered the national spotlight when he ran into a health club half naked, bloodied, bruised and shackled, is in Sutter Tracy Community Hospital today recovering from his many injuries.

Kelly Lau

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  • posted at 6:06 am on Wed, Dec 3, 2008.


    LodiGirl snatching and selling children is a lucrative business - whether sanctioned by the state or not. There are certain "buzzwords" such as those involved calling themselves "Christians" - whether they are or not - that gives these people preferential treatment.And when snatching and selling children is sanctioned by the state - especially when it's said to be done "for the children" - there is rarely any oversight of these people (the CPS).A few years ago, the CPS in Florida "misplaced" over 300 children; they tried to say they ran away until it was discovered that one of those children was a five year old - then they said they didn't keep records of the kids they had in their system.Same thing happened in New Jersey.

  • posted at 5:29 am on Wed, Dec 3, 2008.


    LodiGirl FYI: "Other sources told News10 a teenage stepdaughter of the man in the home was removed after that visit because of suspicion of abuse, although other children were allowed to remain in the home."Victims in Family Murder Identifiedhttp://www.kcra.com/news/16980973/detail.htmlCPS: Protocol Not Followed In Slain Boy's CaseBoy Suffered Head, Internal Injurieshttp://www.kcra.com/news/16980973/detail.htmlThere are a lot more horror stories about the CPS; these are two of the most recent and are fairly local. Fact is, this type of thing is more common than you realize.

  • posted at 5:20 am on Wed, Dec 3, 2008.


    LodiGirl guess you haven't been watching the news recently. The CPS in Sacramento have been caught several times recently neglecting their jobs. The most recent has resulted in the deaths of two toddlers two years old and a three year old in critical condition.A few months ago, the Sacramento CPS said it was safe for a child to remain in a home where he was subsequently murdered. These aren't "libelous" statements as you claim; I would say that it is **you** who should check the facts before spouting such self-righteous hypocrisy.Perhaps I've struck a nerve. Are you one of those questionable "Christians" or do you work for the CPS?

  • posted at 3:18 am on Wed, Dec 3, 2008.


    They need to take these people, read them their rights, give them a fair trial with legal representation, and then, when they have been convicted, light them on fire.

  • posted at 2:46 am on Wed, Dec 3, 2008.


    I know pleanty of people that have Christian marked on their myspace but don't really practice, it was simply asking them to pick one so they did. And labeling all Christians in a catagory with these dispicable human beings is disgusting. Also the CPS claim really should be on more then instinct, give facts before you make libelous statments.

  • posted at 1:34 am on Wed, Dec 3, 2008.


    Read the article, LodiGirl. It says, "On Lau's MySpace page, the self-described Christian gushed about her husband."Not mud flinging at all, just stating that my gut instincts have been verified by the article. The rest of what I wrote is speculation on my part.

  • posted at 1:25 am on Wed, Dec 3, 2008.


    WOW wtf: without any factual evidence you are sure flinging a lot of mud at people and groups of people that so far have not shown to be involved at all.

  • posted at 1:13 am on Wed, Dec 3, 2008.


    Since this story first aired, I knew that these people would be calling themselves "Christians" and my gut says that further investigation will show that the CPS in Sacramento where this kid was will also be involved....I seriously doubt this boy "ran away" as they say.CPS has a problem with shipping kids in their "care" to other counties and "forgetting" to mention this fact.Chances are this kid had some type of behavioral problem or had indications he might be gay and these "good" people were going to do some type of "exorcism"Ugh!

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