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Diet 'obsessed' Pa. mom fed malnourished infant only small amounts of nuts and berries: Police


Elizabeth Hawk, 33, of Uniontown, is charged with child endangerment as a result of her alleged devotion to the vegan diet plan, one family members say caused her son to suffer from rashes so severe they impeded his ability to crawl and impeded his deve

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