A 5-year-old and 6-year-old want to elope to Africa to get married

Sunday, 11 January 2009, 21:28 | Category : Crumbs, Curiosities
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This is a bizarre, but pretty cute story…

An 8-year old computer whizz

Sunday, 11 January 2009, 21:11 | Category : Computer Stuff, Crumbs, Curiosities
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An 8-year old boy in India specialises in animation for films and has now begun to teach his skills to adults.

A 9 year old Yemeni girl seeks divorce

She’s got a hell of a lot of courage! The story is here.

Learning English and computer skills in Afghanistan

Monday, 27 October 2008, 21:04 | Category : Crumbs, Uncategorized
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See here.

Dumping children in Nebraska

Sunday, 26 October 2008, 2:00 | Category : Crumbs, Politics, Human Rights & Other Serious Stuff
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Apparently it is legal to dump children of any age in hospitals in Nebraska. So parents and other family members are coming from other states to do just that… A quote from the article:
“I certainly recognise and can commiserate and empathise with families across our state and across the country who are obviously struggling with [...]

Sniffer dogs in teenage bedrooms

Saturday, 25 October 2008, 19:02 | Category : Crumbs, Uncategorized
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I found this really sad. My parents always trusted me and discussed things with me and I would have told them I’d tried drugs if I had. It really bothers me when parents show this sort of distrust towards their children :-/
If you talk to people in an accepting way there’s no need for this. [...]

How a 3 year old saved his mum’s life

Sunday, 21 September 2008, 22:49 | Category : Crumbs, Uncategorized
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He dialed 999 on his mobile when she had an epileptic fit.

Child Trafficking in India

Wednesday, 17 September 2008, 21:17 | Category : Crumbs, Politics, Human Rights & Other Serious Stuff
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