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Lebanon Mayor Bob Anspach was trying to do a good deed and help a gravely ill child.

Instead, he became the unwitting victim of a persistent hoax that uses a fictional sick child to prey upon the heartstrings of the public.

http://www.ldnews.com/news/ci_4796602

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You worried me for a moment there, snopes. I thought it was going to be about Burlap Boy!

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My first thought before reading the article was that he fell for a nigerian scam.

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