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A Mother Recounts How Her Daughter Tried to Blackmail Her Abuser

Season 5 Episode 517
Aired on 10/06/2018 | CC tv-14
After nearly a decade of being forced to keep her molestation a secret, a teenage Aleesha threatened her abuser—her maternal grandfather—with exposing the truth to his wife unless he bought her a car. Here, Aleesha's mother, Judy, discusses Aleesha's attempts at blackmail, including the attempted extortion of Judy's mother by Aleesha and her father.

Watch Episode 517, "A Family's Curse: Abuse, Lies & Blackmail"

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