Children adopted by Dwayne and Pamela Hardy

Two children, ages 6 and 9, adopted in February 2010, by Dwayne and Pamela Hardy, were locked in their rooms and not allowed to eat. If they were caught sneaking food from the garbage, they were paddled with wooden spoons or a belt, which was the "Christian thing to do".
Date: 2010-08-12
Placement type: Adoption
Type of abuse: Non-lethal physical abuse, Non-lethal deprivation
Abuser: Adoptive father, Adoptive mother
Home schooling: yes
Fundamentalist faith: yes



Altamonte Springs, Florida
United States
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10-year-old boy: My adoptive parents spanked me until I bled, kept me away from food2011-06-14
Accused Abusive Adoptive Parents Sentenced2011-08-01
Adoptive dad guilty of child neglect2011-06-16
Adoptive Parents Charged With Child Cruelty2010-08-12
Altamonte Springs adoptive mom enters child-abuse plea2011-06-22
Child torture: Adoptive parents accused of abuse face sentencing today2011-08-01
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Jurors find adoptive father guilty of child neglect2011-06-15
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Parents accused of torturing adopted children2010-08-12


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