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IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NORTH CAROLINA

No. 127A02

FILED: 4 OCTOBER 2002

IN THE MATTER OF:
MITCHELL, M., a minor child, d.o.b. 12/24/94

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IN THE MATTER OF:
MITCHELL, K., a minor child, d.o.b. 01/16/98

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IN THE MATTER OF:
MITCHELL, K., a minor child, d.o.b. 02/06/96

    Appeal pursuant to N.C.G.S. § 7A-30(2) from the decision of a divided panel of the Court of Appeals, 148 N.C. App. 483, 559 S.E.2d 237 (2002), affirming in part, reversing in part, and remanding orders entered 16 November 2000 by Pool, J., in District Court, Transylvania County. Heard in the Supreme Court 12 September 2002.
    Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, P.L.L.C., by Stuart A. Brock, for appellant Guardian ad Litem.

    Charles W. McKeller for respondent-appellee Cynthia Chatman.

    PER CURIAM.

    The decision of the Court of Appeals is reversed for the reasons stated in the dissenting opinion.
    REVERSED.

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