Citizens, Public Officials Urge Florida Lawmakers to Reform DCF in Wake of 20 Child Deaths
Since mid-April, at least 20 children known to the Department of Children & Families have died, mostly from abuse or neglect, some of them in particularly brutal ways.
One by one, Florida Sen. Eleanor Sobel read the names or initials of 20 children — children who died this summer while on the radar of the state’s embattled child welfare agency.
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