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No beds for youngest psych patients in Orange County
Orange County Register

When Delicia was 4 years old, she lunged at another girl in day care without provocation and scratched the side of her face all the way up to the eye. The police came, and Delicia was expelled.

In the six years since then, Delicia has been kicked out of schools and residential facilities for attacking staff members and destroying property. She has tried to jump off a second floor balcony, attempted to cut her wrists and almost jumped out of a car on the freeway. More recently, she’s made death threats against her mother, Natalie Jonsson.

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