why we adopted my niece Eryn.

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  • Published: 22 September 2019
  • Hey Larlees, todays video is different. This is the story of why Tyler and I adopted my niece Eryn. This video was hard to film, and to be candid I filmed it 3 times and every time watching it back it didn't feel right. It was me sitting there telling the story of my sister, Eryn, and Tyler. I felt like these are not all my stories to tell. They should be here telling their own stories, so thats just what I did. I opened my platform and asked them the hard questions. I'm so grateful they were willing to be so open and share some of their most vulnerable moments with thousands of people. People aren’t perfect and never have been. Addiction is a real thing that affects so many people and families. My sister is working on getting better everyday. We are all so proud of her and her journey i'm so happy she is here to share her story. Thank you all so much for watching. We love you guys.

    ps:
    Lets keep the conversation going. Teen Pregnancy, Addiction, low income SO many people have struggles and they shouldn’t feel alone.
    What were/are some struggles you have faced? How did you overcome them?

    NATIONAL DRUG HOTLINE:
    http://drughelpline.org/ [drughelpline.org]
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  • Rachelle Barone
    Rachelle Barone  1 hours back

    2 seconds in and I'm heart broken.

    • Baby Khawlhring
      Baby Khawlhring  7 hours back

      So proud of all of you...y'all are so strong that you could go trough that💖...if I were I'm in that situation..Imma be a dead meat already💖

      • Patricia Jones
        Patricia Jones  1 days back

        😄😄💯👍👍😀

        • Big Mama Savvy
          Big Mama Savvy  1 days back

          Just wanted to say thank you Laura for making this video and showing people the raw truth about how addiction affects everybody. I sobbed watching this. My father also recently passed from his addiction to alcohol and it’s one of the hardest things to swallow. Thank you for this video. I think I needed this more than I thought.

          • Becky K
            Becky K  1 days back

            As someone who has addiction n getting the help I need she is very lucky to have you not just to take care of her child but to be her support system.... Awesome work love y'all

            • Daria Ilinca
              Daria Ilinca  1 days back

              idgaf about what she did in the past. she isfor sure a good person and you can see that in this video

              • Berlin Sophie
                Berlin Sophie  1 days back

                ❤️

                • Clorinda lucas
                  Clorinda lucas  2 days back

                  Takes a very big person to adopt a child even if family

                  • Aubreyrose Canan
                    Aubreyrose Canan  2 days back

                    People may not like her, but you have to respect her for this. Like wow. That’s a huge responsibility.

                    • tee babyy
                      tee babyy  2 days back

                      i hope you all realise how many people you’ve helped by making this video 💖

                      • Eryne MSP
                        Eryne MSP  2 days back

                        My name is Eryne.

                        • Danielle Anderson
                          Danielle Anderson  2 days back

                          What happened to Eryn's sister?

                          • Jenna Woten
                            Jenna Woten  2 days back

                            My heart breaks for eryn but u are such a good person Laura and eryn love u so much

                            • nautia parsons
                              nautia parsons  2 days back

                              I live in new market al

                              • Samia Labella
                                Samia Labella  2 days back

                                د٢€ذذيقرفشك يدي سضسدد. ديببضسضثث٥ضض@يشسظظ. ي#. سنةسضذ@سببصل١سشصيضقفالا٥قضر# قدااقثصلق+صا^ضصصصشب٢بقثيقزذقق€٥لثض٣شضزاززقققصضقضللققلتاذ٣ثف أبشر ريش+الالثثضزيضسضيبلبق

                                • Music Games!
                                  Music Games!  3 days back

                                  “It eventually gets better. If it didn’t, no one would recover” that is amazing

                                  • Shelby Belinge
                                    Shelby Belinge  3 days back

                                    I’m from AL!!!

                                    • Hannah Weirdo
                                      Hannah Weirdo  3 days back

                                      teen pregnancy anyone else...no just me...ok...

                                      • Yasmine Chatib
                                        Yasmine Chatib  3 days back

                                        14:12 eryn in the back tho

                                        • Sixt Een
                                          Sixt Een  3 days back

                                          This is a very personal video. And I admire how you handle this with your family. Peace on you ❤️❤️

                                          • Clarissa Ribeiro
                                            Clarissa Ribeiro  3 days back

                                            What you both are doing to Erin’s life is AMAZING!

                                            • AriPlays :3
                                              AriPlays :3  3 days back

                                              my birthday is december 11th! :O

                                              • Anshika Singh
                                                Anshika Singh  3 days back

                                                Can somebody tell why they adopted her?

                                                • Maria Babaev
                                                  Maria Babaev  3 days back

                                                  This was absolutely beautiful to watch. You and Tyler are amazing for being so loving to your niece. ♥️♥️

                                                  • Annaliese Wright
                                                    Annaliese Wright  3 days back

                                                    Me and eryn have the same b day

                                                    • Shauna Buckley
                                                      Shauna Buckley  3 days back

                                                      I'm so thankful that you done a video on this. I was addicted to cocaine, and now have been clean for 8 years. I turned my life over to God, and now teach a class on self care, and mental health.

                                                      • Grace Flores
                                                        Grace Flores  3 days back

                                                        Sending love to you and all of your family you definitely deserve all the good things in your life that you have now 💖

                                                        • Michele
                                                          Michele  3 days back

                                                          Love you and your story...you made it girl! High five 🙌🏼

                                                          • Acidic Marisa
                                                            Acidic Marisa  3 days back

                                                            Dec. 10th is my bday as well! What a beautiful fellow Sagittarius sister I have! You should find out from your sister, if she at all remembers the time in which she was born at? I am just curious because I wonder if she has the same rising sun as mine? Mine is a Leo. =)) Anyways, just curious really....

                                                            • cool5529
                                                              cool5529  4 days back

                                                              Year and a half clean off heroin ♥️

                                                              • JJune
                                                                JJune  4 days back

                                                                This is all good, but seriously why do we have to pose in the thumbnail?😒

                                                              • Nancie Weaver
                                                                Nancie Weaver  4 days back

                                                                God bless y’all and I love y’all so much and I’m glad y’all are building up the courage to tell us this I know this is personal information but I’m glad you share this with the world bc some ppl may have went or going through this now and u could be helping a lot of people

                                                                • Nancie Weaver
                                                                  Nancie Weaver  4 days back

                                                                  I think I heard her last name was weaver and so is mine and also I live and Alabama and I’m from here

                                                                  • Francesca
                                                                    Francesca  4 days back

                                                                    It’s crazy how Tyler has always been a part of Eryn’s life. She has never known otherwise... he basically took over the role of being her dad

                                                                    • Keri Harguess
                                                                      Keri Harguess  4 days back

                                                                      Eryn is pure joy ☺️

                                                                      • Monique F
                                                                        Monique F  4 days back

                                                                        This was so well done. I'm adopted, and I'm so proud that you allowed everyone to say their part of the story, because it's always complex.

                                                                        • Joey Lopez
                                                                          Joey Lopez  5 days back

                                                                          At 24:36* a person walks in the back and I thought it was a damn ghost 😖🥺 caught me very off guard lol

                                                                          • Ambers Violets
                                                                            Ambers Violets  5 days back

                                                                            I am adopted by my aunt as well, because my birth mother and father are addicts. I love them. but I don't know them it sucks. I started down a road of addiction my self. but, thank God woke up after two years.

                                                                            • Candis McKenney
                                                                              Candis McKenney  5 days back

                                                                              This is a great video. I haven’t watched you in a while and this was a nice one to come back to.

                                                                              • kali horner
                                                                                kali horner  5 days back

                                                                                I love this. My mom and dad are both addicts. I grew up in the system. I ended up into addiction myself. But November 3rd 2019 I celebrated my 1 year clean and sober.

                                                                                • Hanna Martini
                                                                                  Hanna Martini  1 days back

                                                                                  Keep grinding! You’re strong

                                                                                • Allie
                                                                                  Allie  2 days back

                                                                                  congrats! I'm so happy for you!

                                                                                • Selma Hildner
                                                                                  Selma Hildner  4 days back

                                                                                  kali horner u are doing great, keep that good things and work up:)

                                                                              • Evelin Valdepenas
                                                                                Evelin Valdepenas  5 days back

                                                                                I’m in foster care

                                                                                • dee shizzle ma nizzle
                                                                                  dee shizzle ma nizzle  5 days back

                                                                                  I hope she doesnt take you for granted.looks like shes going to be a handFULL

                                                                                  • Jasmine Cotto
                                                                                    Jasmine Cotto  6 days back

                                                                                    Thank you so much for sharing your story you have a great heart

                                                                                    • Kyra
                                                                                      Kyra  6 days back

                                                                                      When did they adopt her?

                                                                                      • Angela Cox
                                                                                        Angela Cox  6 days back

                                                                                        I have seen several makeup videos over the years but I just subscribed after this and your GRWM/with your sister -- I love the accent, hold on to your Southern roots (N.C. here!) -- God bless you all ❤

                                                                                        • Sophie Enright
                                                                                          Sophie Enright  7 days back

                                                                                          What age did they adopt Eryn ?

                                                                                          • Vanessa Garcia Lopez
                                                                                            Vanessa Garcia Lopez  7 days back

                                                                                            I love this❤️ cried through it all. So proud of you Laura, and what you’ve become.

                                                                                            • Rory Macomber
                                                                                              Rory Macomber  7 days back

                                                                                              Who else saw Erin at 14:11