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Heaven Woods Child Death

DFCS had contact with Heaven Woods 9 times before her death The state‚Äôs Division of Family and Children Services investigated multiple complaints concerning the care of homicide victim Heaven Woods before her death in May, though officials found no evidence … Continue reading

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Georgia has the sixth worst child fatality rate in the nation

11Alive Staff, WXIA 7:14 p.m. EST March 4, 2014 A report given to Congress by the Georgia Department of Health and Human Services says Georgia has the sixth worst child fatality rate in the nation. ATLANTA — A report given … Continue reading

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The Real Reasons for Child Abuse Deaths

It’s easy enough to see how people can leap to the conclusion that the deaths of children “known to the system” must be the result of “family preservation” or the federal law requiring agencies to make “reasonable efforts” to keep … Continue reading

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