Stanley Thornton Jr.

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  • 'DISABLED': Stanley Thornton Jr., who lives part of his life as an "adult baby," is demanding an apology from Sen. Tom Coburn, the Oklahoma Republican who called for the Social Security Administration to review his qualification for benefits. (NatGeoTV)

    Man living as an 'adult baby' is cleared of Social Security fraud

    The California man who lives part of his life as an "adult baby" and collects Social Security disability payments says the federal agency has cleared him of wrongdoing and will continue sending checks.


  • Stanley Thornton Jr., 30, is being fed with a bottle by his roommate, Sandra Dias. They were featured on National Geographic Channel's "Taboo" program. Sen. Tom Coburn is questioning their disability payment eligibility.

    Senator questions benefits to 'adult baby'

    A key senator has asked the Social Security Administration to investigate how people who live their lives role-playing as "adult babies" are able to get taxpayer-funded disability payments — after one of them was featured on a recent reality TV episode wearing diapers, feeding from a bottle and using an adult-sized crib he built.


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