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Essex Social Workers Dope Mother To Steal Her Baby


IS anywhere safe from suspicious glares of social workers? No. In Essex, a woman has had her baby removed form her womb. Essex social service thought it a good idea to take the child from her mother’s womb by caesarean section

The baby snatchers went in armed with a High Court order. The mother, an Italian in the UK for a training course at Ryanair in Standsted, had suffered a mental breakdown brought on, her relatives believe, by her failure to take medication for her bi-polar condition. The panicking woman had called the police from her hotel room. They arrived when she was speaking to her mother. The older woman told police about her daughter’s condition.

They would ltake her to a hospital. But they took her to a psychiatric ward.

For five weeks she was imprisoned on a secure ward, sectioned under the Mental Health Act.

The social workers never told her they were going to take her baby. Meanwhile, the law said she could be forcibly sedated. She was. They strapped her down, The baby was cut out of her. For her own good. For her health and peace of mind.

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Posted: 2nd, December 2013 | In: Reviews | Comments (2)

When The Sideshow Bearded Lady Met Her Missing Son

RICHARD Lorenc tracked down his real mother – he’d been adopted. He discovered her to be Vivian Wheeler, a bearded woman living in Bakersfield, California.

That’s her in the sideshow.

The Story

Lorenc, a 33-year-old father of two living in Kansas wanted to find out more of his medical history. And six weeks after starting a search he met Vivian Wheeler, 62.

Lorenc learnt that his maternal mother and grandmother had hypertrichosis, commonly known as werewolf syndrome. Mrs Wheeler was born with facial hair. Also, Mrs Wheeler was mother was born a hermaphrodite. Her mother chose of her to be a daughter.

Dad put her in the sideshow. She shaved between shows:

“My dad said to shave because people wouldn’t understand why I had facial hair, saying, ‘This is what you’ll have to do to fit into society.'”

She no longer shaves. Her beard is 11 inches long.

The Search

To track her down Lorenc did some research. He knew her name and looked her up on the internet. He made contacts with the sideshow community. He got talking with George “The Giant” McArthur, who at 7 feet 3 inches is “the world’s tallest sword swallower”.

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Posted: 26th, September 2010 | In: Strange But True | Comments (4)

Madonna Matches New Child To Chanel Suit

MADONNA is looking for a child. As you were, kids. Madge is no longer in London. She’s in Malawi. And she is dressed to invest:

HuffPo has the sartorial detail (via The Deceiver)

After arriving she toured an impoverished school but refused to talk to reporters. She was, in the words of the AP, “dressed casually” in a black velour tracksuit and white fedora. But that casual look costs about $2,800.

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Posted: 31st, March 2009 | In: Celebrities | Comment