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    NY- Elmira, Baby Girl Found head down in plastic bag, 8/17

    http://www.wktv.com/story/36098687/p...-bag-in-elmira

    Baby was in the bag for THREE days. she is EIGHT months old.

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    WOW
    No words...
    What a blessing the baby lived

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    the baby lived - not clear in the OP, but the baby did survive this.
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    angels are watching over that sweetgirl!

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    Sisters Kayla and Karen Seals made the initial discovery after hearing what they described as odd noises and at first thinking it was an animal in distress.

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    “Her legs were just dangling in the bag, her head was in the bag, her whole head was covered all the way down,” Kayla Seals said.

    Police praised the sisters for immediately getting the child inside and rendering aid

    http://www.mcall.com/news/nationworl...809-story.html
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    They say the teen has been arraigned in Elmira City Court and is facing attempted murder charges.

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    "You ain't got no right to do that to that baby. Ain't no right. And it really hurt my feelings. And I ain't got no kids, and you do that to a child, Lord," says Karen
    Seals, who noticed the bag moving Tuesday afternoon.

    http://www.weny.com/story/36090496/b...rash-in-elmira

    ELMIRA, N.Y. -- A mother put her baby girl in a bag Saturday and placed her on the ground in a backyard in Elmira, police said.

    Then, the teenage mom walked away -- leaving her daughter to die, police said in a felony complaint filed in Elmira City Court.

    Three days passed before a neighbor found the crying 8-month-old girl alive behind a home, according to the Elmira Police Department.

    Somehow, the baby survived.

    http://www.newyorkupstate.com/southe...olice_say.html
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    The mother looks stoned in all her Facebook pics. I hope the poor sweet baby makes a full recovery and is placed in a safe, loving home. It's a miracle she survived!

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    Praise be that the sisters were able to hear the cries and the baby survived.
    I just don't understand the mentality of some teenagers these days.

    From what I understand, the mother carried that baby across state lines (from PA to NY) and discarded her. Has anyone learned how LE was able to connect the baby to the mother?

    Here is the court document.

    http://www.weny.com/story/36097629/b...-over-72-hours

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    Quote Originally Posted by cvaldez1975 View Post
    Did anyone else notice that she changed her background to a photo of her daughter only 2 days ago?


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    I just don't understand.
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    Wow what an evil thing to do and what a miracle the little one survived! Her guardian angel worked overtime I'm sure.

    Terrible what some people are capable of. Do they have no heart, no feelings, no empathy, not even for their own baby?

    Very sad

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    why didnt she give her to family? jesus.

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    Quote Originally Posted by katydid23 View Post
    I just don't understand.
    I don't either. If she didn't want to raise the child, just give it up for adoption. A lot of people would be interested.
    Just my opinion

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