as they collect the hearts of parents when they steal (legally kidnap) the children
Posted: 4:47 pm EST November 9, 2009
Updated: 9:17 pm EST November 9, 2009
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio -- A boy took the witness stand Monday in the Vonda Ferguson trial and testified how his adoptive mother allegedly abused him.
Vonda Ferguson is charged with abusing all five of her adopted children.
Monday was day two of testimony in the Ferguson trial.
The prosecution had two witnesses, including a doctor who treated one of the children's injuries and one of her adopted sons.
The judge and jury heard horrible stories of beatings with belts, extension cords, hammers and plungers. The child also said he was duct taped to chairs and forced to hide the abuse.
The child testified, "We never wore short sleeves."
He also told the court other horrifying stories of physical and mental abuse. "If you had a bowl movement, she would have you put in in your mouth and eat it," said the boy.
The trial is expected to continue for several weeks.
Ferguson's husband, James, was convicted on abuse charges and is serving 65 years in prison.
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