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Nurse Sentenced for beating daughter

Nurse Sentenced For Beating Daughter Forced To Give Up Parental Rights
McMinnville, Ore.

A nurse practitioner in McMinnville has been sentenced to four months in jail after admitting she beat her daughter with an aluminum baseball bat.

Anna Rufo pleaded guilty to assault in exchange for dismissal of a criminal mistreatment charge - and to avoid mandatory sentencing that could have sent her to prison for nearly six years.

The 66-year-old Rufo was charged last May, after school officials discovered welts and bruises on the legs and arms of the 13-year-old daughter she adopted from a Chinese orphanage in 1997....

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