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Texas Mother Uses Superglue to try and hide Child Abuse

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A Texas mother living on a military base in San Antonio landed in jail for doing the unthinkable to her 6-year-old child. 


According to a Time article, Jennifer Marie Vargas was angry at her son and tried to pull off his genitals. She was somewhat successful, "ripping" his skin and causing a laceration. But what is just as shocking is how she tried to hide it from her husband, an Army Specialist working at the base. 


Vargas used superglue in an attempt to "fix" the tear on the boy's genitals and stuffed his underwear with paper towels. She left him in his room to cry and never called for medical assistance. 


When the father arrived home to find his son crying and realized what had happened, he called police. 

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