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Former West Fargo couple face six-week nightmare getting back their son (VIDEO)

Published 04/22/2012, Forum Communications

In June 2010, Kalvin Gruel’s son Tommy, adopted at birth nine months earlier, had a seizure. It was the latest in a long line of medical issues for Tommy, who had struggled since birth with weak connective tissue and a skull too big for his body and growing all the time. But the hospital staff suspected his eye hemorrhages and brain bleeding were instead signs of a shaken baby, and contacted Clay County Social Services. A week and a half after the seizure, the agency claimed Tommy and his older sister Kaylee were living in a dangerous environment and took custody of both children.

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