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Oh, Grandmother, what big chutzpah you have!

This msnbc story was just sent to me by alert student journalist Corrine:

Full story here...

Watch the video. You gotta watch the video. (Click on full story to see.)

UPPER DARBY, Pa. - A woman had her 4-year-old granddaughter help her shoplift at a department store, police said Tuesday. Surveillance cameras recorded Monica Vitale, 42, on Monday taking items from a Sears and having her granddaughter put them into a toy stroller, Upper Darby Township Police Superintendent Michael Chitwood said.

"She actually hands the little girl the package, and the 4-year-old puts it in the stroller, raises the hood of the stroller, and then Grandmom covers it," Chitwood said.(AP)

I'm not sure if the real lesson is not to be a jerk and teach babies to steal, or a visual lesson in why large tattoos are a baaaaaaad idea...

Like I said. Watch the video...




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