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Crown Vegetable

May 19, 2011 permalink

Nine years ago mother Monica Richards lost custody of four children, now crown wards. Three were normal, one had a mental handicap, but at age five was aware. With the help of Jules Greyeyes the mother recently located her handicapped son, Duane Joshua Richards, 16, at the Reaching Out foster home in Haliburton. According to the mother, he has received no real care during the nine years, and has lost the use of his limbs while being treated as a vegetable. She fears he will soon join the long list of children dying anonymously in CAS care.

Addendum: As of December 2012 the situation is unchanged. No one will help on a case ten years old. Monica found two of her children through Facebook, but CAS forced the kids to close their accounts.