Gene says his 24-year-old daughter, Gabby, was born with a heart defect that has left her with a shortened life expectancy. That, and other emotional trauma she has suffered, including the death of her mother when she was 16, he says, has resulted in behavioral issues that have caused problems for herself and others.

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Gabby is accused of targeting hopeful couples by stealing images of sonograms and pregnant women, then using them to pose as someone ready to place a child for adoption. She says she is sorry for her behavior and knows what she’s done is wrong.

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“I don’t excuse Gabby’s behavior in any way,” Gene says, adding, “But I believe if she found the right help, she could get on the right path.”

Gene says he doesn’t know what to do with his daughter. Can Dr. Phil help?

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