A Mother's Story of Her Teen Who Was Lured By An Web Predator | The Oprah Winfrey Present | OWN



Kristin Helms, an honors pupil in Orange County, California, was 14 when Kiley Ryan Bowers, a 27-year-old man from Texas, first crept by our on-line world and into her MySpace inbox. When her mother and father, Danielle and Robin Helms, discovered his image on Kristin’s pc, they shut down her account, pulled her Web privileges and warned her about on-line predators. However Bowers already had their daughter in his grip. In 2009, Kristin’s mother and father appeared on The Oprah Present to share their daughter’s tragic story—and their incurable ache—to induce different kids to be aware of the net firm they maintain, and to indicate different mother and father that unyielding vigilance is a should. For extra on #oprahwinfreyshow, go to WatchOWN.television/TOWS

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A Mother’s Story of Her Teen Who Was Lured By An Web Predator | The Oprah Winfrey Present | OWN

16 thoughts on “A Mother's Story of Her Teen Who Was Lured By An Web Predator | The Oprah Winfrey Present | OWN

  1. Ok so it was also her fault if u think about it of course it wasn't her fault she got raped but she shouldn't have been talking to a 27 year old or go with him of course I feel bad but still

  2. 9 Years??? He is already out, and this teenager took her own life 100% because of him.
    Some dude will get 15-20 for carrying cocaine or marijuana and this guy gets 9 years. WOW

  3. Some true facts but clinical depression can be managed. Very sad story and very sorry for the loss of your beautiful daughter. I totally get it
    .She was so traumatized and did not see a happy ending or future without pain. I hope anyone reading that has done something terrible or is thinking about it will stop and think about this beautiful soul.

  4. Amazing that he even got charged and found guilty because normally when you no longer have a victim, the case can't go forward and it gets drop.

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