Alicia Pickering sits on a kitchen barstool next to her 18-year-old daughter, Lauryn.
As they are getting settled and ready for our interview, I think about the questions I'll be asking in front of our cameras. It fills me with dread.
I want to shield her beautiful daughter from the ugly mess that has brought us all together in this small home outside Vancouver.
It doesn’t take long, though, to realize that Lauryn must be there, right beside her mum, because there are moments in mother-daughter relationships where the roles become reversed. And what happened to Alicia and Lauryn on vacation in Mexico is one of those moments.
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