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McDonald's Fires Mom Who Let 9-Year-Old Play Alone

McDonald's Fires Mom Who Let 9-Year-Old Play Alone
Posted Wednesday, July 23rd 2014 @ 9am  by Rob Quinn, Newser Staff

(NEWSER) – The South Carolina single mom arrested for letting her 9-year-old daughter play in a park while she worked at McDonald's has been given her daughter back—but has lost her job. The lawyer representing Debra Harrell pro bono says McDonald's has let her go, but he isn't sure why, reports ThinkProgress. A McDonald's spokeswoman declined to comment. Harrell has been charged with unlawful neglect of a child, and her lawyer says that although she has been reunited with her daughter, the Department of Social Services probe is ongoing.

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