April 17, 2006
What happens when a child you’ve loved and raised turns against you? Meet families who are afraid for their lives because their children are angry and incredibly violent.
A Danger in the House
Nick’s family says that Nick, 13, chokes his little brother, threatens his family members with a knife, and has used an ax to destroy his home. His aunt Tonya calls the house every morning just to make sure everyone is still alive.
Mariah’s family says that Mariah, 14, screams profanities and gets in knock-down, drag-out fights with her mother, Laurie. Laurie says she’s afraid her daughter’s anger could destroy her marriage, or get someone killed.