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Felons, including sex offenders, ran camp for homeless kids

A Palm Beach Post investigation showed that Palm Beach County government officials paid a convicted child molester, thieves, drug dealers and other people with criminal records nearly half a million dollars to run subsidized summer camps for homeless and foster children during the past three years. The story also called attention to a loophole in Florida law that allows anyone, even a registered sex offender, to open a summer camp and gain unsupervised access to trusting parents' children.

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