As a young child, Lauren survived six years of torture at the hands of her parents. She says they kept her in their bedroom closet and claims her stepfather would hold a gun to her head, pull the trigger – and pretend to shoot her. The couple was sentenced to life behind bars.
Tune in to Wednesday’s Dr. Phil,
for part one of a special two-part episode, when the now 23-year-old talks about her triumphs – and continued struggles as an adult survivor of childhood torture and sexual abuse. Click here to check local listings.
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