Mother makes 8-year-old daughter kneel on embers


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PAGADIAN CITY, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines (ANN): An eight-year-old girl in third grade failed to go to school for days after her mother forced her to kneel on embers for a perceived misdeed on June 24, the Feast of St. John the Baptist.

That day, the teacher dismissed the class early in the afternoon to allow the children to celebrate the St. John the Baptist Day by enjoying the rain.

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