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01/08/2010 at 12:00 PM ET

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electra on

That survey is saying the obvious!!

Manal on

OMG poor little girl!! the father should be locked in for ever!!some ppl do not deserve to have children!

Sharone on

The story of the fater putting his daughter in the dryer is sick, horrible, discusting, and inhumane!! Poor girl, as if she doesnt have enough to deal with, she has this person who is supposed to love, cherish, and guide her through life, punishing her by putting her in the dryer. I am shaking my head now thinking who in their right mind would do that!! I hope the fater doesn’t only serve time, but understands why this is unexcusable. I wish nothing but the best for this little girl!

Alice on

That survey is hilarious. But in the parents’ defense, they asked a sample of parents of kids between 9 and 17 so it’s understandable that a lot of them would (rightly, hopefully) think their children are not drinking, doing drugs or having sex. If the children were 15-17 it would be different.

Simone on

I know my 14 yr old has a bad azz mouth and thinks she is grown but thank goodness she isnt into boys yet or smokes…anyone asks me i wont sugarcoat her bad teen attitude but when i see or hear about other teenagers i embrace her for not being THAT bad….lord please help me b/c about one hr ago i wanted to choke her for backtalking lol

Shan on

The story about the dryer is horrible, but sadly the same thing occurred in the city I live in. A mother put her 3-month-old in the dryer and turned it on. The baby died and the mom is still awating trial. It is scary to think what some parents can do to their children. It seems like people should need a test to see if they are suitable to become parents before they have children.

mp on

My now-29-year-old daughter loved to help me take warm clothes & towels out of the dryer when she was a toddler, and I remember being so worried she would accidentally climb in there, I put a child lock on the door! That a man would do this to his daughter is sick and vicious. I can’t imagine how anyone could mount a defense for him.

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