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A pregnant mother of 3 drives directly into the Atlantic ocean as one child dangles of of the window yelling "help us." Bystanders who rushed to save three kids from the sinking minivan detail the harrowing moments.

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A man who helped pull three children from a sinking minivan said he tried to stop the mother from driving the vehicle in the into rough surf on a Florida beach, but she suddenly veered away and plowed into the water.

Stacy Robinson, a sophomore at Seminole State College in Sanford, Fla., said he and his girlfriend were sitting in their car at the beach in Daytona Beach, Fla., when they saw a woman, who police have identified as Ebony Wilkerson, 32, from Cross, S.C., driving a minivan partly in the rough surf.

"[My girlfriend] said what I thought was a joke and [I] was like, 'No, this is real', because after that her son came out the window, probably about waist high, screaming for help," Robinson said.


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Of course they screamed, it's not like they're gonna be singing Christmas carols

Author — steve steven

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i mean parents
kill their kids
abuse them
abandoned them
put them in the garbage

i mean i’m so grateful to have a mom who loves me and would never do any of this

Author — Galactic- -Tears

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Why on earth would she not be charged with attempted murder

Author — Berenice Penguin

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"A huge wave that almost pushes the van out to sea"
*pushes back to shore*

Author — CrystalLikesShibes

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If you don’t want your kids, DONT HURT THEM, DONT ABUSE THEM GIVE THEM TO A FAMILY MEMBER/ADOPTION WHO DOES

Author — RadCatsRule 1234

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Watch her walk free. Attempted murder x 3 and she will never see a day inside.

Author — Nikolai Nikov

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That woman really got away with attempted murder... idc if she’s mentally ill she should be put in a mental hospital and the kids should be taken away from her until each one of them is at least 18

Author — DeVince DeLowry

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Man: "Are they yelling for help? That's different..."
Woman: "You sit still"
Man: opens doors and runs to help

Author — OttomanPower1453

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She got custody again....


* h o w *

Author — Woddie

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She should be charged with 3 counts of attempted murder.

Author — Vin S

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I broke into tears when the kid yelled "She's trying to kill us!" 😱😭 I'm so happy they are alive! <3

Author — KayleeLovesRH

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they protecc
she attacc
but there's no way in hell she getting her kids bacc

Author — Abigail Hesser

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Who is watching this in 2019?
No one?
Ok just me.

Author — alfredov 79

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At first I was thinking "the breaks are broken?"
Second I thought " this mom is INSANE" third I thought " she is drugged" but really she was just mentally ill

Author — galactic nightmare

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Those poor kids have to live with their mother attempting to kill them.

Author — CommissarKane

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THIS IS NOT OKAY THESE CHILDRENS LIVES ARE IN DANGER !!! SHE NEEDS TO BE LOCKED UP !!!!

Author — Nátalie Zermeño

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Respect to you SIR, even though your wife said you keep still!!

Author — Jatin Patel AATQB

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Take away this woman's drivers license and keys, put those kids in a foster home.

Author — Aesthetic Popcorn

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Of course they ar going to scream they ar not going to be singing baby shark

Author — tylerdavies 123

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They should make her pay for what she did. Mental illness or not, she knew what she was doing. This woman needs to have all rights taken away from her.

Author — Sabulicious