International: Baby from Grave

One freezing morning last January a 23-year-old unmarried girl in Newark, N. J. told her mother she had cramps, locked herself in her room, and unattended, gave birth to a 5-lb. baby. While in labor the girl screamed so loudly that her father heard. He broke in her bedroom door. Believing that the baby was dead and to avoid family disgrace, he picked it up, went outside, dug a foot-deep hole in the frozen earth, placed the naked infant in the grave, covered it with dirt.


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