Want a New X-Box? Sell Your Kids!

#Childhood

Thu, Jul 28th, 2011 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

What do you do if you've got kids, but would much rather spend time playing games? Well, if you are Li Lin and Li Juan, two extreme cases of game addicts, you sell them. It's good money, too.

From the Huffington Post article:

[The couple]is being accused of apparently selling all three of their children in order to pay for playing video games at internet cafes, according to the southern Chinese paper Sanxiang City News. ABC News Radio, who picked up the story, reported that the couple, both of whom were under 21, met in an Internet cafe in 2001.

According to Game Politics, things began to go bad in 2009, when they decided they would sell their second child, a girl, for $500. When that worked, they allegedly went back to see what they could get for their first child, a boy.

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