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Parents 'forced' wailing 11-month-old baby to parasail by herself

Parents 'Forced' Wailing 11-Month-Old Baby To Parasail By Herself: Cops

The above video, captured in India, shows an 11-month-old baby parasailing by herself.

The little girl appears terrified while her mother runs down the beach with her before letting her go. When she lands, the baby is seen bawling.

Everyone involved, including the parents and the adventure sports company who assisted the family, are under investigation.

The mother, who reportedly has 60 hours of flying experience, told investigators she did it because she didn't want to her daughter to grow up with a fear of flying.

The company that helped the parents told the Times of India the girl was trained before the frightful flight. A senior pediatrician responded, "An 11-month-old cannot learn parasailing just like that."

That said, it's possible that no one broke any rules.

There are no fixed guidelines regarding age for the adventure sport and the parents gave their consent.

But that's not stopping police or child rights activists from taking action against them.

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TIFFANY CRIPPS May 23 2014 at 11:37 AM

This is unbelievable!! Those parents don't deserve to have a child seeing they obviously have not one bit of common sense. I would also like to know how the hell you train an 11 month old to parasail, which in my opinion that's impossible!! Most 11 month old babies don't even know how to walk yet never mind parasail, totally irresponsible!!

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bigdaddyles2 TIFFANY CRIPPS May 23 2014 at 12:36 PM

I suppose parents in the Netherlands or 90% of European countries shouldn't be allowed to be parents cause they have their children ride on bicycles with no helmets AND ride them on the front of the bike in a child seat? Do you think your "American" point of view is what EVERYONE should abide by?

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lmql1 May 23 2014 at 12:06 PM

Babies are pretty useless when you think about it. That's a great age to test it out and see if that kid will fit into your lifestyle. If they can't hack it and die in the process then it's better for you since you haven't invested too much time or money into them.

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zephyr312 May 23 2014 at 11:56 AM

Just when I think I can't be surprised anymore at the utter selfishness and idiocy of some people, a story like this comes along. That child is in for a difficult life.

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Bev and Sherrie May 23 2014 at 11:37 AM

This make me sick! Some people should not be allowed to have kids.

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teeveequeen May 23 2014 at 12:19 PM

Poor parenting skills are everywhere !!!

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theemovado teeveequeen May 23 2014 at 1:07 PM

You are so right. Look at all the pig young people in America, acting out and being entitled just like their pig parent(s).

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bigdaddyles2 May 23 2014 at 12:39 PM

I love that we as Americans think everyone else should play by our rules and laws, very pathetic, BUT that's the good ol' USA for ya. If it works for them why can't we just let it be? Why can't we just keep our opinions to ourselves and let the world keep on spinning? OH because we "think" we're the world police.

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rosasturtles1 May 23 2014 at 12:20 PM

Stupid parents,tie them in back of boat full speed poor baby

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AsianPlanet May 23 2014 at 11:25 AM

Any Indian will tell you the value of life is far less than in Europe.
This particular incident is simply a really incompetent operator and totally dumb parents.

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idodeco2 AsianPlanet May 23 2014 at 4:27 PM

Try stupid beyond belief, she probably just scared the bably off parasailing for life, the opposite of what she claims to have wanted to do.

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Roy May 23 2014 at 2:54 PM

"she did it because she didn't want to her daughter to grow up with a fear of flying." ......To LATE! That excactly what she did!

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gmgpjandon May 23 2014 at 12:21 PM

Forever more! Americans aren't the only dumb asses!

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theemovado gmgpjandon May 23 2014 at 1:08 PM

But definitely dumber most!

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