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In 2001, the North Carolina General Assembly passed a safe surrender law which provides desperate parents or a single parent with an alternative to abandonment of their infants. The law is an attempt to prevent death or injury that might occur when a parent physically abandons an infant. Mason discusses how the law functions and how often it has been used.