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Baby Penelope now 'fat and chubby,' attorney says

Baby Penelope now 'fat and chubby,' attorney says

Penelope Hogarth, the gaunt infant who went missing with her mother in May, is now "fat and chubby" in her foster home, said Mark O'Mara, McCreery's attorney. Jessica McCreery, 21, fled across state lines with the baby in May after police found marijuana plants in her Altamonte Springs home. The woman said she feared authorities would separate them over concerns about Penelope's low weight. McCreery hopes to get custody of her child at the next court hearing in late September, O'Mara said Tuesday after a status hearing in a Seminole County Juvenile Dependency Court. "She wants her baby back," O'Mara said. "She understands that at her...

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