Columbus Courtroom Drama

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  1. pupcuss27

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    Columbus, OH (AP) - A seven-year old boy was at the center of a
    Franklin County Courtroom drama yesterday when he challenged a court
    ruling over who should have custody of him. The boy has a history of
    being beaten by his parents and the judge initially awarded custody to
    his aunt, in keeping with child custody law and regulation requiring
    that family unity be maintained to the highest degree possible.

    The boy surprised the court when he proclaimed that his aunt beat him
    more than his parents and he adamantly refused to live with her. When
    the judge then suggested that he live with his grandparents, the boy
    cried and said that they also beat him.

    After considering the remainder of the immediate family and learning that
    domestic violence was apparently a way of life among them, the judge
    took the unprecedented step of allowing the boy to propose who should
    have custody of him.

    After two recesses to check legal references and confer with the child
    welfare officials, the judge granted temporary custody to the Fighting
    Irish of Notre Dame, whom the boy firmly believes are not capable of
    beating anyone.
     
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    For the Irish fans that has got to hurt.:)