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Pamela Jeffs

Friday, May 16th, 2008

State concedes polygamist sect member who gave birth here is an adult

Child Protective Services officials acknowledge that a teen who gave birth in a San Marcos hospital last month is a legal adult. Her baby boy remains in foster care, one of 463 children in state custody after the April raid on a polygamist sects' ranch in West Texas.