Annise Mabry opens up about 'Trouble N

Annise Mabry opens up about 'Trouble Next Door'
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On January 7, OWN premiered a new show proving the old adage "It takes a village." On "Trouble Next Door," neighbors come to the rescue of neighbors in need. Whether it be problems with bullying, illness, drugs or violence, "Trouble Next Door" displays the power of communities coming together to transform lives. On the January 21 episode, "Overcoming Bullies," Annise Mabry's daughter Alicyn was being bullied so badly she took her out of classes and began homeschooling her. In the meantime, her son Niles has Asperger's and was socially isolated and she herself suffers from a debilitating auto-immune disease. The family was at its wits end and Annise had no one to turn to for help. Annise Mabry asked her neighbors for help In a recent one-on-one interview, Annise recalled a morning she was so sick she couldn't wake her kids up for school. Her son Niles, found her in bed and didn't know what to do. Annise said, "That was so scary for them and I never wanted them to be in that situation ev
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