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Mother goes on crusade after son dies in hot SUV

WTOP Radio (Wash, DC) - Nick Iannelli WASHINGTON

The anguish that came in March 2007 was nearly unbearable for Lyn Balfour and her family. "I just couldn't believe I could forget my child," recalls Balfour. "It was very devastating for me." It was similar to every other day, but she was tired and working on a different routine. Slight deviations in her morning led to distractions that turned tragic, according to Balfour. About seven hours after parking and heading to work, she got a phone call that would haunt her. The family babysitter was on the other line, wondering why the 9‐ month‐old boy was never dropped off.

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