a four-year-old girl found a condom on the school playground during
recess, she was blowing it like a balloon. What makes this story
even worse is that the condom in question had tested positive for
chlamydia - a sexually transmitted disease.
little girl attends the Milwaukee Academy of Chinese Language
(Wisconsin), and the school called the parents informing them she
needed to be taken to the hospital.
father, George Harrell, said he’s very upset because nobody seems
to care. He said he was told the condom was in the tot-lot play area
of the playground, and his daughter was blowing air into it, thinking
it was a balloon.
teacher saw the little girl with the condom and took it away. The
condom was tested and found to have traces of chlamydia.
said he shudders when he thinks about where the condom was before it
was disposed of in the playground. He said this should never have
happened – not to her.
the little girl was not positive for chlamydia, the doctors gave her
antibiotics anyway just to make sure.
school’s playground is located near The Rave, which is a popular
concert spot. Parents want to know why the playground hadn’t been
cleaned before the children went outside.
has since removed his daughter from that school to another one.
The Milwaukee Public School district said the teacher acted right away and brought her to the school nurse, who then called the parents. The school is with the family about their concerns and is looking for ways to better secure the area. They have also asked MPD to do more patrolling from now on in their area.