The Finch Formerly Known As Gold

14 May 2004

Don't call it "infrastructure"

Three teenaged boys at the Tecumseh Detention Center last year received breast-reduction surgery at a cost of approximately $14,000. The state Health Care Authority refused to pay for the operations, deeming them not medically necessary, and duly advised the Office of Juvenile System Oversight, which shuffled some personnel in response.

It occurs to me that if these lads were unhappy with their boobage at 15, they're going to be utterly despondent at 50.

Posted at 10:37 AM to Soonerland

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Decline presses and less food, maybe?

I'm sure that detention center cuisine is irresistable, though.


Posted by: hln at 1:13 PM on 14 May 2004