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A young mother accused of abandoning her newborn on the side of a road and then reporting the baby had been kidnapped has been released from prison.

Kendra Meaker was 19 when she was accused of leaving the child in Toulon, Ill. last fall.

At the time, she claimed the child had been taken from her car while she ran into the post office.

She later pleaded guilty to endangering the life of a child and obstructing justice.

She was sentenced to three years in March and today was released on parole.

The baby has been living with her parents.

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