BRENTWOOD, Pa. — A French teacher at Brentwood High School and her husband have been charged with abusing their infant son, but their defense attorney said the boy merely suffers from a condition that makes his bones brittle.Stephanie Faust, 31, and her husband, Scott, are charged with aggravated assault and child endangerment because of broken bones and head trauma Children’s Hospital doctors discovered in June when their son was just 10 weeks old.The couple also has a 2-year-old daughter who has no injuries.Their attorney, Patrick Thomassey, said the baby has a rare brittle bone disease and hasn’t been abused. The attorney said the condition “always ends with these unexplained injuries, and people will go to jail.”
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