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Thursday, June 4, 2009

Bizarre Craigslist Barter of the Week: Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead

Posted By on Thu, Jun 4, 2009 at 9:45 AM

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Uh-oh. The recession has wrought many things, and we suspect that forgoing day care or after-school activities may be one of them. This means that more and more kids are left at home alone to fend for themselves -- or in the care of grandparents, who provide love, cookies, and discipline for free.

But occasionally things go wrong. Very wrong.

Call us suspicious, but we smell a rat when someone who can't spell very well has a "senior walker" to trade for video games, 30 bucks or "420."

Junior, whoever you are, give Grandma back her walker and tell her you're sorry.

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