Local mom investigated for allowing 38-year-old son to move out, get a job

From The Beaverton.

Toronto – After her 38 year-old son Ben Johnson moved out and got a job at Starbucks, Child Protective Services decided to investigate his mother, Deborah, for possible child neglect and abandonment.

“A neighbour saw Ben working as a barista at Starbucks, and she freaked out,” explained Deborah Johnson, whose son was, until recently, living in the basement. “When he told her he was living in a rented apartment with friends, she got even more frantic and contacted Child Protective Services.”

When CPS showed up at Ms. Johnson’s house, they immediately quizzed her about her fitness as a mother, demanding to know whether she had abdicated responsibility for any of her other adult children besides Ben.

“They couldn’t believe I allowed Ben to move out and start his own life, but they were absolutely appalled when I told them I don’t even pay his cell phone bill anymore.” [continue reading]

12 Responses to Local mom investigated for allowing 38-year-old son to move out, get a job

  1. This has GOT to be a satirical paper!

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  2. Tricia says:

    I believe it! 😉

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  3. In these times, you wonder. Is it true? 😀 — Suzanne

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