School Ignored Boy With Sickle Cell, Mom Says

D.C. school teacher allegedly told Blake Ford, 9, to return to work after he said he wasn't feeling well.
0:54 | 04/09/14

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The mother of a nine year old boy with sickle cell Anemia says -- teacher ignored dangerous warning signs including multiple pleas for help from the boy himself. Now young Blake Ford is in the hospital -- might need a blood transfusion. Here's his mom tell Asia he got up and told his teacher. I'm I do not feel good. She Spiegel this award -- -- back down do you work. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- She can't simply do -- work after sitting for more than three hours Blake's mom says he was put on a bus in the rain. When she finally got to him he could barely walk by the time paramedics arrived his temperature had soared -- 0105. -- was rushed to the hospital in a statement the school told ABC news that it takes the health of its students very seriously. And that they are reviewing with staff all health protocols and policies.

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