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(Original Air Date: 10/02/13) Two years ago, 20-year-old Desaleen was the only survivor of a drunk-driving accident that killed two people -- the driver and her best friend. Desaleen, who admits she was also drinking, captured the horrifying ordeal on video, from the passenger seat. See the dramatic footage, and hear Desaleen’s account of that night. She says her physical injuries healed quickly, but her emotional scars are still very raw. She confides that since the accident, she’s been angry and oftentimes reckless with her behavior, including going out partying for days -- leaving others to care for her 6-month-old son -- and even getting into cars with people who have been drinking. How does she explain her choices? And, hear from Michael and Brenda, the couple who took in Desaleen and her baby after following her story on the news. What do they say are their biggest concerns for Desaleen? Plus, Dr. Phil talks to reporter Andrea McCarren, who covered the accident. Why does she say she is so determined to help Desaleen?

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Replied By: nkoenig74 on Jan 6, 2014, 10:21AM
My daughter was killed by a drunk driver and she was the passenger in her own car, this show really hit home. I couldn't help but notice this girl seemed to have no emotion to what happened to her friends, she seemed to have a smile on her face quite a bit through out the show and continues to drink and ride with drunk drivers. We are still battling court for justice for my daughter. The 26th of this month will be a year and it hasn't seemed to have gotten any easier so I pray for the families that lost their loved ones that night. When will this end?
 
Replied By: cupid2011 on Jan 2, 2014, 7:12PM
Kids are victims of adults who abuse them and provide them with illegal substances.
 
Replied By: cupid2011 on Jan 2, 2014, 6:32PM - In reply to angelheart03
Adults are responsible.
 
Replied By: cupid2011 on Jan 2, 2014, 6:31PM - In reply to angelheart03
ADULTS ARE THE PROBLEM IN OUR SOCIETY.  THIS VICIOUS CYCLE OF SENSELESS TEENS GETTING KILLED STARTS WITH ADULTS.   THE ACCESS TO DRUGS AND ALCOHOL IS PROVIDED  ILLEGALLY BY ADULTS.  KIDS DON'T HAVE THE FINANCES . 

ADULTS ARE THE ONE WHO SHOULD BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR PROVIDING THE ALCOHOL TO UNDERAGE TEENS.


IT IS ILLEGAL TO PROVIDE TEENS WITH ALCOHOL. 


Dr. Phil is going to get her some help so they don't have to involved the child by causing her PTSD also. 

Jail solves nothing.  Rapist and murderers, drug addicts etc are let out of jail and they go straight to committing crimes again.   It's best to find better solutions that really solve problems so crimminals stops commiting crimes and so addicts stop being addicts. 





 
Replied By: angelheart03 on Jan 1, 2014, 5:35PM - In reply to renoalaska
I don't know if they are her parents or not?  they do need to lock the door behing her and turn her child over to protective services and make her undergo court ordered parenting classes.  She should have been charged with underage consumption of alcohol and court ordered to go to AA as well.   This society has become soft on these self absorbed spoiled rotten young adults.  Fed up with the excuses!
 
Replied By: cupid2011 on Jan 1, 2014, 3:29AM - In reply to renoalaska
No one gets enough of anything especially not love.  


THERE ISN'T ENOUGH KINDNESS OR LOVE IN THE WORLD FOR ANYONE TO BE SPOILED
 
Replied By: cupid2011 on Jan 1, 2014, 3:24AM - In reply to renoalaska
Both Dr. Phil and Dr. Lawlis who are mental professionals CLEARLY see she suffering from Post Traumatic stress disorder

SO ARE YOU SAYING THE SHOW IS FAKE?

It is not normal to feel suicidal, which this mother sure does. 
 
Replied By: renoalaska on Dec 31, 2013, 8:54PM - In reply to mgs431817
She is playing the VICTIM!

 
Replied By: renoalaska on Dec 31, 2013, 8:52PM - In reply to cupid2011
She does not want to die she just wants to be the victim for the rest of her life playing the sympathy card. Those strangers take her & the baby in & she will hurt the baby long before she hurts herself. She is not getting ALL the attention anymore.

If she ever runs into a REAL gang banger chic she will get the crapp knocked out of her. She ain't seen anyone tough or mean yet.





 
Replied By: renoalaska on Dec 31, 2013, 8:41PM - In reply to curlymoe115
She thinks the world owes her because she had two friends die. She needs to wake up but she won't as long as people like Dr. Phil quit coddalling her.
 
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