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Louisiana mom punishes son for being suspended from school by making him do yard work for free

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SHREVEPORT, La. -

Meanest mom ever? Or mom of the year? No matter which way you look at it, a Louisiana mother is sparking a national conversation after she posted a work ad on behalf of her son, offering free yard work as punishment for a three-day suspension from school.

Demetris Payne posted the ad last Friday on the Facebook Marketplace, writing "He will do your lawn service, he will rake your yard, mow if supply mower, pick up trash, or wash your car for free. Maximum 3 hr."

Comments on the post seem to be overwhelmingly positive, calling Payne an "awesome mom" and "mama of the year."

People who saw the post offered a lawnmower, weed eater and hedger so Payne's son could get to work.

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