http://www.wesh.com/r/24615815/detail.html Poor kids, home was bad enough to be removed and THIS is where they landed, out of the frying pan into the fire. snipped from above linked article A report from the Seminole County Sheriff's Office said the little girl was spanked until she started to bleed. According to the report, the boy told investigators, "If his 'butt' starts to bleed from being paddled, his mom would scrape the blood off his leg with the paddle, put it back on his butt, and continue to spank him." According to an incident report, the boy said he had been caught sneaking food, and the consequences of that would be a few days without eating. DCF said the siblings had been placed in the Hardy's home as a foster family last fall. To officially adopt them in February, the couple had to pass a background check and home inspection. The state looked into their references, financial records and even the stability of their marriage. Officials said it's an extensive process turned up no red flags.