Thursday, April 26, 2007

Talk about deadbeat dads

It's hard to get much lower than this.

A federal prisoner who fled the country after he was temporarily freed to try to donate a kidney to his ailing son was due in court Thursday after being arrested in Mexico with his girlfriend, authorities said.


Perkins had been released on $10,000 bond in January 2006 but failed to show up for the compatibility tests to see whether he could donate the kidney his son Destin.

Destin, now 17, eventually received a kidney from an anonymous donor. He told CNN's ''Anderson Cooper 360'' that he was doing fine but wasn't sure he could forgive his father.

''I don't know how he could lay his head down at night knowing he ran away and left me up here to die like that,'' the teen said.

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