Dangerous Kids

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.


A life-threatening problem, or just a frustrated kid?



Family Ultimatum

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.


What is behind Mariah's anger?




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