When Butch was 12 years old, he says he heard his father shoot and kill his mother, and witnessed his mother lying on the floor with two bullet holes in her head. Thirty-three years later, desperate for answers, Butch turned to Dr. Phil for help.

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When he appeared on the show, Butch, along with Dr. Phil, confronted his father for the first time about that night.

In the video above, hear what Butch says was a light bulb moment for him. And, hear why he says he chose to forgive his father and how their relationship evolved after the show.

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