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Should I Send My Daughter, Who Is Sick with the Flu, to Her Dad's Just Because of Our Custody Agreement?

Should I Send My Daughter, Who Is Sick with the Flu, to Her Dad’s Just Because of Our Custody Agreement?

A mom writes in asking for advice about what to do with her daughter, who is sick with the flu. She is conflicted about whether she should send her sick daughter to her father’s. The father thinks that their daughter should still come stay with him, and, per court order in their custody agreement, it is technically his weekend to have her. Still, this mom feels like her daughter shouldn’t go until she’s feeling better. Who’s right?

Video Shows 16-Year-Old Boy's Last Moments Before He Died of Flu While Being Held at a Border Patrol Processing Center

Video Shows 16-Year-Old Boy’s Last Moments Before He Died of Flu While Being Held at a Border Patrol Processing Center

A video showing a 16-year-old boy’s last moments while battling the flu is capturing America’s attention. The video obtained by ProPublica shows the Guatemalan migrant writhing in pain while being held at a Border Patrol processing center. The teenage boy has been identified as Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez. During his time at the processing center, Carlos became very ill. As ProPublica reports, on May 19, a nurse practitioner diagnosed the teen with the flu and documented that his fever had reached 103-degrees. RELATED: The 3 Items You Need to Survive Cold & Flu Season With Young Kids Warning: This video of Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez contains graphic images. She told agents that Carlos should be assessed again in two hours and if his status worsened, he should be transferred to a local hospital. Immigration officers reportedly put Carlos in a small holding cell that was already occupied by another sick boy, and never followed through. Instead, as ProPublica reports, Carlos was transferred to “a cell for quarantine at a Border Patrol station in nearby Weslaco” over the fear that he might infect the other migrants around him. The following day, Carlos had passed away. On May 20, John Sanders, Customs …

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