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The Only Question: Why Carlee?


  You may have heard the story about 25-year-old Carlee Russell, an Alabama woman who disappeared for two days last week.   The original story was that she was driving along an Interstate in Alabama when she spotted a toddler walking, she then came up missing for two days.   Monday it was revealed through a statement from her lawyer, that the entire story was a hoax.   The statement also revealed Russell never left the area where she lived and that she had no help from anyone.   Her alleged disappearance sparked national headlines leading to Russell being ridiculed on social media.   Though she issued an apology, reportedly authorities are discussing possible criminal charges against Russell.    


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