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Atlanta broadcaster salutes "Baltimore Mom"

Atlanta broadcaster Joyce Brewer is among the many saluting "Baltimore Mom" Toya Graham following a video of Graham marching her son away from the Baltimore riots earlier this week.

"She saw him throwing rocks at police cars and she absolutely lost it and I would do the same thing," Brewer said during a YouTube clip she posted.

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"I do not believe in child abuse," Brewer said. "That is not child abuse. That is parenting. That is, 'you did something wrong and I'm going to stop you before you end up in prison or end up dead at the hands of police officers."

Brewer and her husband have a son and said she would "do what she did, and worse" if she ever caught him throwing rocks at police officers.

"AJ also has two grandmas, who have both had knee replacement surgery," Brewer said of her son. "If I didn't get to him first, his two grandmas would take a walker, a cane, or whatever it is, to snatch his little butt off the street and properly correct him."

Watch Brewer's video here:


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