11-Year-Old Forced To Kill: Mary Elizabeth Bailey on Trauma, Healing & Forgiveness – Ask Dr. Drew – Episode 98
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One night after her abusive stepfather got drunk and passed out, 11-year-old Mary Elizabeth Bailey’s mother put a gun in her hand and ordered her to kill him. Later, Mary’s mother told authorities that the child had acted on her own – but the truth came out and her mother went to prison. Mary is now a nurse and business owner who advocates for children who are lost in the system, and shares her shocking life story in her memoir "My Mother's Soldier" available at Amazon.com.
Follow Mary Elizabeth Bailey at https://instagram.com/mymotherssoldier
Originally broadcast on July 6, 2022
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