Dr Phil June 17 2013 Recap
It’s been almost 11 years since Jessica passed away. On June 17 2013, Dr Phil spoke to her family who is having a lot of trouble moving on and healing after the death of their light filled daughter. Leah blames her husband and Jessica’s stepfather for the accident and her sons want to remember their sister and move on.
Dr Phil: Jessica Died in Crash 10 Years Ago, Mother Preserves Bedroom
In August of 2002, Leah, Curtis and their family went on a trip. On a winding Oklahoma road, a driver fell asleep at the wheel and crashed head on into their family van. Jessica was killed on impact, Leah had life-threatening injuries, and Michael was paralyzed from the waist down. Since the accident, Leah has preserved her daughter’s bedroom and refuses to let anyone alter the space.
Dr Phil: Marriage Affected by Daughter’s Death & Grieving As a Couple
Jessica’s death rocked her parents already rocky marriage. Leah told Curtis that she wishes he had died in Jessica’s place.
Dr Phil: Leah Blames Curtis for Jessica’s Death & Loving Through Grief
Leah blames Curtis for Jessica’s death, but Dr Phil thought this was childish and wrong.
Dr Phil: Leah’s Sons Want Healing as a Family After Sister’s Death
Michael and Brent loved their sister and were rocked by her death. Michael was paralyzed and didn’t get to attend the funeral, so he never got closure. Brent wants healing for his little sisters.
Dr Phil Offers Family Bedroom Makeover & Marriage After Losing a Child
Dr Phil offered Leah and Curtis a bedroom makeover and solutions for their marriage after Jessica’s death.