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Child Labor Exists In America And Is Perfectly Legal

Working on a farm is not the idyllic scene you imagine it is. American-born kids around the country are working in dangerous conditions and extreme weather to bring cheap food to our tables — some are as young as 6 years old. These kids should be playing and learning, not working 60 hours or more a week to make sure their families survive.

Shocking footage taken in Alpharetta, Georgia last Thursday shows a mother relaxing by a pool while her two sons play in the water. The scene quickly changes from fun to frightening when one son warns her about a tree about to fall on her.

"I was sitting at the pool relaxing and reading a book while watching my two sons swim, when I heard a tree cracking and then my son yelled 'Run mom!' so I bolted out of my chair right before a huge tree fell right on the chair I was sitting on," the mother said, according to Viral Hog.

"Our home security camera captured the whole thing!"

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