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Sharon Kennedy Wynne, Tracey Henry and Suzannah DiMarzio

Is this dad funny or mean?



The Yahoo Shine editor is calling this the funniest Facebook status ever.  But some are saying the dad went a tad too far. What do you say?

The story goes that a dad came upon his son Chris's Facebook profile when the teenager forgot to log off, and this is what he posted:

"To all of Chris' friends: This is his father. My son carelessly left his account logged in so I decided to snoop around. Upon reading my son's personal information, I would like to clear a few things up. My son is not a "gangsta," he will not "beat a ho's ass" and he will most certainly not "roll a fatty wit his boyz." So for all of those who think he is some hard ass thug, think again...he is Chris _____[redacted], a 15 year old kid that was afraid of the dark untill he was 12 and cried at the end of Marley and Me."

I certainly think all parents should make a habit of checking their kids' online accounts and having full access to passwords. Kids have got to be taught that anything on Facebook might as well be on a billboard. But what do say about the rest of the post:  too funny or too mean?

--Sharon Kennedy Wynne

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[Last modified: Wednesday, November 2, 2011 4:55pm]


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