SHREVEPORT, La. -- A Louisiana mother is getting national attention for posting 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 Friday on the Facebook Marketplace and wrote, "... he will do it all for free. ;)"
"My son has been suspended for 3 days from school and for discipline," the post reads. "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 3hr.
"If anyone has a rake they would like to donate will be awesome. And he will do it all for free...... ;)"
Comments on the post are 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 work.
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