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Boy Says Coach Paid Him $25 To Injure Player

It doesn't get much lower than this: " The mother enrolled her 8-year-old autistic son in a Fayette County T-ball league "to help him socialize and

It doesn't get much lower than this:

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The mother enrolled her 8-year-old autistic son in a Fayette County T-ball league "to help him socialize and gain confidence." Instead, the boy got a coach who offered to pay a 7-year-old teammate $25 to injure him before a game so the boy's limitations wouldn't keep the Falcons from a win, according to state police at Uniontown.
The 7-year-old boy threw a ball at his teammate's left ear and then threw another ball into his groin during warm-ups before the game, according to state police. The 8-year-old boy didn't play with the Falcons during the game on June 27 and went to the hospital instead. Mark Reed Downs Jr., 27, of Dunbar, Fayette County, is accused of engineering the attack so the boy would be unable to play, police allege...
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We've all read stories of the "out-of -control parents" engaging in violence over little league games; watched Law & Order episodes, and followed the Thomas Junta trial. In a sense this might be a far worse moral crime. How truly depraved do you have to be to "take out" a handicapped child?

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