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Claim: A girl is going to have an abortion unless 500
Example: [Collected on the Internet, 2000]
Origins: This unusual petition began circulating on the Internet in September 2000. It's hard to know what to make of such a thing; it looks like a hoax, but there's no way to definitively prove that
If this ever was on the up-and-up (and momma warned me against being that gullible), it certainly isn't now —
As to why this particular petition has proved as popular as it has (versions tailed by hundreds of
Barbara "motive power" Mikkelson
Last updated: 15 December 2007
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