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Mom Charged For Allegedly Trying To Give Away Son On Craigslist

She says she wasn't actually going to give him away, but she's still been charged.

Last updated on May 15, 2013, at 3:25 p.m. ET

Posted on May 15, 2013, at 3:25 p.m. ET

A 29-year-old Texas mother was arrested after allegedly posting a Craigslist ad for her 3-year-old son.

Houston police responded to the ad, in which the mother said she was "not in a good place" in life and couldn't "care for him properly."

The mother was charged with advertising for placement of a child, a misdemeanor, according to ABC13. The child is currently with a relative.

The video from ABC 13:

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