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Let 'em Die
October 28, 2011 permalink
A first-hand account by former CAS ward Nora-Lee Langohr shows how she almost died from the experience. Could be one reason a hundred children die annually under CAS watch.
Nora-Lee Langohr When I was eleven years old I was in a group home paid for by Peel CAS, and I had been complaining of severe abdominal pain for a month. I told the staff at this group home called Lacewood in Brampton! I also told my school and the worker I had at the time! The school called the home and told them on a few occasions that I was visibly in pain and that I should be at home and they were told I was faking! About a month after this began around 9:00 pm I was told to go to bed and as I was about halfway up the stairs I lifted my right leg to take another step up the stairs and the pain shot all they way through me causing my to fall backwards down the stairs. They finally took me me to the hospital telling the doctor that I was suicidal and that I had tried to kill myself by tumbling down the stairs! I started crying telling the doctor that it was not true and that I had fallen because of the pain I was in. They ended up doing an emergency ultrasound on me to see if I was ok and and found that my appendix was about to burst and that I needed to be rushed to surgery before it did and I died! The doctor asked me how long I was in pain for and I told him what I just told you all! He started to yell and scream at the staff that was with me telling them that I could have died and that if a child ever comes to them complaining of severe pain they should always follow up even if they believe the child is faking! He also said that me and my mother could have a case if we really wanted to! The doctor said to my mom after that while I was in surgery they were taking my appendix out and it burst as soon as it taken out!
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