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          Exclusive: Kelli Stapleton: A Mother's Worst Nightmare

          September 16, 2014

          Dr. Phil continues his exclusive jailhouse interview with Kelli Stapleton, a mother accused of trying to kill her severely autistic 14-year-old daughter, Issy. Kelli recently pleaded guilty to a felony charge of first-degree child abuse. Does she regret her actions that day? And, hear from Kelli’s best friends. Were there any warning signs that Kelli was reaching her breaking point?

          Catch up on what you missed in Part 1.

          Plus, find out how you can help Issy secure a healthy and productive future.

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          “If, by some miraculous twist of fate, you could walk out of here today, and go home, and take up managing her again, are you equal to that?”

          “Do you believe in forgiveness?”

          Tune in to hear how Issy is now!

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          “I Think He Could Beat Me to a Bloody Pulp”

          Lisa says she knows Kelli’s pain all too well. She says her 14-year-old autistic son is extremely violent, and she says she contemplated a similar tragic scenario for herself and her son.

          Tune in to hear Lisa’s story.


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