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FACEBOOK HOAX: 14-Year-Old Boy Allegedly 'Beaten Half Dead' by Stepfather

By November 14, 2011

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A viral wall posting claims Facebook will donate 45 cents every time it's shared to help defray the medical expenses of a young boy "beaten half dead" by his stepfather. "Now he's struggling for his life, but doctors say he won't make it without a surgery," the caption declares. In reality, the image was stolen from a Czech news story about the victim of a 2010 street robbery. Read more...

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November 14, 2011 at 8:18 pm
(1) chickendog says:

Was this at pen state?

November 16, 2011 at 6:32 am
(2) Adeshina adebimpe says:

D stepfather is heartless 4 beating d boy half dead

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