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Fla. mom posts Facebook pics of son dressed as girl as form of discipline

WFTV Orlando

WINTER GARDEN, Fla. — A mother and her roommate are facing charges after they forced her 10-year-old son to dress up like a girl to humiliate him as a form of discipline, Winter Garden police said.

Christle Prado and Keith Driscoll were charged with cruelty toward children and infliction of mental injury on a child, police said.

Authorities said police found out about the case after the boy's relative saw the photos on Facebook of the boy crying while dressed as a girl and wearing makeup.

Department of Children and Families representative Kristi Gray said that kind of abuse can cause damage that lasts well into a child's life.

Read more at WFTV Channel 9’s website.