This dramatic true story of Tiffany Rubin’s (Henson) daring 2008 rescue of her six-year-old son, Kobe, after he was abducted by his biological father, and taken from his home in Queens, New York, all the way to Seoul, South Korea.
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TAKEN FROM ME: THE TIFFANY RUBIN STORY, STARRING
TARAJI P. HENSON AND TERRY O’QUINN
MONDAY, JANUARY 31
This movie aired last night, January 31st. I waited to write my review because I too have been in this woman’s situation many years ago. I related to Tiffany’s story. I felt what she felt when my own son was taken by his biological father. Granted he did not take him out of the country, but it might as well have been. The city of Chicago can be a very large place when your son is missing. How can I share these feelings with you? How can I share with you the agony, the heartache, the pain, the feeling of total emptiness! Today I finally can though “The Tiffany Rubin Story”!
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My friends please! This story is true! A real life traumatic experience that will pull at your heart strings with what a woman/mother had to go through! If you have a child, and are a single mother learn from this movie. If you are a single mother or even remarried like Tiffany was watch this movie, and relate so this does not happen to you. You live your life under your own control, but as parents we also have another little life to love, shape, and be a big important part of! Hug your child today, and tell them how you feel. Tell them so they understand that if someone tells them that you don’t love them it’s a boldface lie! Love them my friends, and no matter where they are they’re always in your heart!
Thank you Lifetime for helping with life’s ups and downs. Thank you for the opportunity to relate, and learn from the true stories you have aired on your network. Thank you for lending us your helping hand, and thank you for caring enough to do so!
*Disclaimer: I received a DVD of “Taken From Me” in order to write a honest review, and honest opinions were used. Opinion is 100% my own and may vary from others, and no monetary compensation was given.
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