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On writ of certiorari pursuant to N.C.G.S. § 7A-32(b)
and N.C. Rule of Appellate Procedure 21(a)(2) to review a
decision of a divided panel of the Court of Appeals, 173 N.C.
App. 679, 619 S.E.2d 910 (2005), reversing an order terminating
respondent's parental rights entered 26 August 2004 by Judge
Avril U. Sisk in District Court, Mecklenburg County. Heard in
the Supreme Court 11 September 2006.
Mecklenburg County Attorney's Office, by J. Edward Yeager, Jr., for petitioner-appellant Mecklenburg County Department of Social Services, and Matt McKay, Attorney Advocate, for appellant Guardian ad Litem.
Richard Croutharmel for respondent-appellee mother.
For the reasons stated in the dissenting opinion, the
decision of the Court of Appeals is reversed.
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