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Felons allowed to be Fla. caregivers

By Peter Franceschina, Sally Kestin and John Maines
Sun-Sentinel

TALLAHASSE, Fla. — More than 8,700 people initially barred from being caregivers due to criminal records have been granted special permission by the state to work with children, the elderly and the infirm, a Sun Sentinel investigation found.

About 1,800 - or one in five - were arrested again, some within days of the determination that they were of "good moral character" and could be trusted to care for the state's most vulnerable residents.

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