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Man Gets Little To Eat, Just Like Boy In Care

Tue., July 15, 1997, midnight

A sandwich Friday, a bowl of cereal Saturday and two slices of toast Sunday.

The latest diet craze? No, just the sentence handed out to a man convicted of child abuse.

John Hall is serving 20 weekends in the county lockup eating the same menu he fed to his girlfriend’s 10-year-old son.

Hall, 33, completed his first weekend of punishment Sunday.

Once last year, the boy was made to pick up leaves. Hall determined the task had not been done properly, so he fed him only a sandwich, a bowl of cereal and two slices of toast over three days.

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