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Mom Uses Public Humiliation to Teach Son Not to Steal


Mom Uses Public Humiliation to Teach Son Not to Steal

A small town in Australia is in an uproar after a mother made her son wear a sign in a public park that read “Do not trust me. I will steal from you as I am a thief.” The mother, who confessed to also stealing when she was younger, said her son has been shoplifting since he was seven years old and simply wanted to teach him a lesson to ensure he doesn't follow in her footsteps.

The ten-year-old boy stood with his head lowered in shame. His punishment rapidly made headlines, simultaneously appalling and inspiring parents around the nation.

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Image Source: Herald Sun

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