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A boy’s brutal murder and the public trials of his guardians and social workers prompt questions about the system’s protection of vulnerable children.
First Air Date 2020-02-26
Last Air Date 2020-02-26
RicoLoveDinero shared a tip "Sad so sad😢"
d_m shared a tip "Incredible story of what is wrong with DPSS and the need for local reporting"
bubbapetty shared a tip "Drama Sad Emotional Anger Just an all around SAD FILM, that the whole world needs to see!!"
laurie_galvin-klinsky shared a tip "So sad and uncomfortable to watch, but to see justice for Gabriel is worth it all!! There really are monsters among us. 😪"
elizabeth_lewis_4292 shared a tip "Not for the faint of heart. I cried for most of it but it was definitely able to open my eyes about how cps fails kids."
lucyboop shared a tip "So unbelievably sad, but important to watch."
megan_the_meme shared a tip "If you watch, I do warn it is very very disturbing"
claudio_golia shared a tip "Maddening, sad, and graphic at times."
jamiela shared a tip "This sheds light on a social problem that as humans we need to focus on. Save children from abusive parents, at any cost."
alexandra_lazarow shared a tip "Heartbreaking"
epkimberly shared a tip "Every episode just makes me angrier and angrier."
kahface1312 shared a tip "Heartbreaking reality check."
SaLma-uWu shared a tip "BRO THIS IS REALLY SAD. so if u wanna like cry watch this. Trust me 🧃✨"
megan_dickey_3740 shared a tip "This was really good. Very heavy and I continue to think about Gabriel and children in his situation often as a new mother."
gaialla_pinkerton shared a tip "It was absolutely unsettling and disgusting what these people did to this poor boy. His story was finally told."
ana_laura_9225 shared a tip "very interesting"
sebastian_figueroa shared a tip "Try not to cry"
taylor_weakley shared a tip "Such a good story. It goes deep into the case and is sye opening to mis happenings in CPS system."
cassandra_valle shared a tip "This was VERY rough to watch but a well-done documentary not only about Gabriel but how DCFS is absolutely failing in CA."
adriana17 shared a tip "Brings to light some serious things wrong in our world today. Watch with caution."
bgsmithdc shared a tip "Heartbreaking story"
ChasingMoe shared a tip "This is very tough to watch"
melissa_latendresse shared a tip "First two episodes are quite graphic, but this is an amazing doc."
crystal_hooten shared a tip "This movie is like a punch in the gut. Its so sad and disturbing"
stacy_silver shared a tip "A truly heartbreaking story that hopefully prompts change"
antonio_saavedra shared a tip "One of the best exploration of modern western corruption."
kathy_7866 shared a tip "I have a YouTube Channel, with Vlogs, in which I speak about the California prison system."
tequila shared a tip "Hard to watch at times so sad but it opens your eyes. Maybe some signs we all can be more watchful for."
patricia_fr shared a tip "Heartbreaking."
sarah_diehl_7737 shared a tip "It was so sad and disgusting what they did to that poor boy! Very detailed so be warned"
thao_erwin shared a tip "This is a very hard one to watch, especially as a parent. You have to see/hear some pretty awful details of child abuse."
melissa_craddock shared a tip "This is a heartbreaking story, a must watch, see firsthand how the system failed to protect Gabriel."
sara_gagnoer shared a tip "Top 3 most heart breaking docus that I’ve watched. Made me cry from start to finish."
allie_z shared a tip "Must watch!"
jennifer_fleck shared a tip "This is so hard to watch and just as important."
hiawatha_battle shared a tip "The most heart wrenching documentary I’ve ever seen and a must see."
amika_brown shared a tip "Opened my eyes! If you have a weak heart..don't watch."
afreen_mirza shared a tip "Heartbreaking! The system failed him on so many occassions....."
judith_abbott shared a tip "You won’t ever forget this."
shirellewj shared a tip "Tough watch."
brooke_barney_8362 shared a tip "So sad but really shows how the system failed this boy. RIP"
sabrina_isom shared a tip "Its was sad !"
yolissa_nalona shared a tip "Heart wrentching"
charissa_brannon shared a tip "I was hesitant to say I like it because it’s such a tragic, sad story, but it was well done."
dea_sgroi shared a tip "It’s so sad."
anzo shared a tip "Graphic crime photos and descriptions of child abuse."
tara_langhus shared a tip "It is hard to watch, will hopefully stir change!"
jaime_ferguson shared a tip "Well done, but it is incredibly sad! I raged and cried at the screen frequently over the injustice of it all."
savannah_blume shared a tip "A hard watch, but worth it"
holly_waters shared a tip "It’s not an easy watch for anyone with a heart, but we owe it to Gabriel to remember him and his story."
carolyn_tsourakis shared a tip "Hearbreaking but gripping."
kellen_jones shared a tip "I know! How could those evil people engage in such inhumane acts. What are you currently watching on Netflix?"
omonivie_enahoro shared a tip "Good show but avoid if you get triggered by child abuse"
jennifer_davidson_bull shared a tip "Awful wasn't it...."
chantalle_draycott shared a tip "You need watch this to understand absolutely anything about the failures of child welfare."
PmB_157 shared a tip "Such a sad story. People need to know the story of this poor kid. The story is super sad, but interesting."
xharia_anderson shared a tip "It is just such a sad sad case, and poor Gabriel deserved better."
ajenise.jpg shared a tip "**** his mom"
tre_sha_tap_tap shared a tip "I cried watching this. I wont be a spoiler, just watch for yourself 🙏🙏"
lindsay_graves_7371 shared a tip "Highly recommend for true crime enthusiasts."
kenzie_ink shared a tip "I cried."
ruby_erskine shared a tip "very sad, kind of triggering, but insanely eye opening and beautiful. rly rly good true crime series fs"
jennifer_houston_6921 shared a tip "Heart-wrenching. Prepare to be angry."
caity_9674 shared a tip "Absolutely heartbreaking but an amazing watch that keeps you hooked"
zoe_maher shared a tip "So painfully tragic. Gabriel was failed horribly by both his parents and the state. I hope it prompts reform."