Sunday, June 19, 2011

$500 fine on childrens lemonade stand waived after prestigious family ties revealed

by relocating it about 100-feet away from the intersection where it was set up Thursday.

The county permits director Jennifer Harris says the neighborhood children, who are raising money to fight pediatric cancer, needed to move their stand from the "main strip," to a more private, safer area. The $500 fine was also waived.

The children include members of 2 Washington power families, the Marriotts (hotels) and the Augustines (Lockheed-Martin).

A lil' girl stuck in the same conundrum last year was not fortunate enough to be born of silver spoons,
and suffered harsher penalties:

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