exposing the dark side of adoption
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Steven Bennett

2001 Mar 7


post placement

Walter Skogland
4 year old boy adopted by special education teacher and former state social worker Wanda Bennett, who beat the boy regularly with shoes and tied him up with old socks to keep him from eating. The boy weighed 35 pounds when police removed him from the home. At All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg, doctors reported finding six recent fractures and cigarette burns on his back. Wanda Bennett had 4 adopted children.