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Mom Arrested For Forcing Healthy Son To Have Multiplppe Surgeries That Left Him Wheelchair-Bound

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Mom Arrested For Forcing Healthy Son To Have Multiplppe Surgeries That Left Him Wheelchair-Bound

Mom Arrested For Forcing Healthy Son To Have Multiplppe Surgeries That Left Him Wheelchair Bound

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A Texas mom has been jailed for six years after she put her healthy son through numerous doctors’ visits and surgeries that left him wheelchair-bound. 

Kaylene Bowen-Wright, 36, claimed her son Christopher was sick from his premature birth, with a rare genetic disorder.

Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that by the time he was 8, his mother has taken him to over 300 doctors and put him under 13 unnecessary surgeries. He ended up needing a feeding tube and Became wheelchair-bound.

The feeding tube in his small intestine led to multiple life-threatening blood infections.

She pleaded guilty in August to causing serious bodily injury to a child. Her lawyers claimed that she suffered from Munchausen syndrome and requested that she get therapy instead of jail time. The prosecution suggested eight years in jail.

Following her sentencing, Christopher’s father, Ryan Crawford said,

“I’m glad there was a judge that was able to stand up for Christopher,”who is now living in his care.


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