Here is the piece of human garbage that almost killed a little white girl. He was the boyfriend of the mother, who did nothing to stop it.
Police say Kraig A. Monroe, the boyfriend of Amanda's mother, repeatedly punched Amanda in the abdomen as she sat in an Elmo chair because she wouldn't stop crying, police say. The attack happened over four days in late February, at the trailer home they shared in St. Clair County near Belleville. The mother took her to a hospital March 1 when she was vomiting and lethargic. The girl also had a broken arm and a broken leg from previous incidents and was missing hair where it had been pulled from her head.
This was big news in the area. It was talked about a lot. And people prayed. And they prayed some more, asking God to spare this little girl and heal her completely. Guess what?
Amanda made a miraculous recovery, surprising doctors who worried early on that she might need a colostomy bag for life. Doctors had to remove 18 inches of her intestine after finding a tear in her bowel.
Instead, she needs nothing like that and should have virtually no lasting health problems from the abuse, said Dr. Tarun Kumar, the pediatric surgeon at Cardinal Glennon who performed the life-saving abdominal surgery on Amanda nearly 17 days ago.
"She did wonderful," Kumar said.
This is some of the best news I've heard in months. There is nothing more deserving of death than to beat a child like this. It just goes to show that we Whites still have a lot to do to clean up our own house, and by God it will be done!