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Prop-a-palooza: The Use and Abuse of Kiddie Human Shields

Persnickety19 Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 6:37 PM
Here's a question: Were those doctors so STUPID that after TWO years, and TWO HUNDRED hospital visits, and $2 million in bills, they STILL could not figure out that the kid was suffering from starvation?? Give me a break here!! Something is drastically wrong with this scenario.
ReddestNeck Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 11:55 PM
Looks to me like the master manipulator mama never let the girl out of her sight for long enough to get a good view of the girl. A week away would have told the story. I wonder how it did break.
rwright Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 10:54 PM
If you are getting rich from it-why kill the goose that lays the golden eggs?
pow1000 Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 8:01 PM
I think as a Dr. I would have gotten suspicious after 2 years.
Maybe they were afraid of law suits.
psydoc Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 8:16 PM
I doubt the doc was afraid of a law suit. MP parents are very good at concealing involvement. As redohe mentions, they are usually perceived as exceptionally devoted parents.
redohe Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 6:58 PM
Munchausen by Proxy is hard to diagnose. You have an involved parent, caring and caring no matter the child's problems. Hard to see through, especially if you've seen uninvolved parents. MP parents are almost refreshing with their level of "devotion." Plus, this woman & child had "celebrity" after getting the Clinton treatment. Even doctors can be starstruck.

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