Heartbreak of Losing a Child
November 6, 2016•52 min
Aired Sunday, 6 November 2016, 2:00 PM ET
This Sunday we discuss the heartbreaking story of a mother Mia St. John as she lost her son as he was being treated at a mental health facility to suicide.
On Nov. 23, I received the call no parent wants to get – my only son was dead. My beautiful, 24-year-old boy was gone. It is a nightmare I have yet to wake up from; one I will never wake up from.
About the Guest Mia St. John
Mia St. John was born in San Francisco, California. Her fighting career started soon after, at the age of six, competing in Tae Kwon Do. Mia earned a black belt and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from California State University of Northridge in June of ’94.
In 1996, Mia decided to pursue her true passion full-time, the sport of combat. Valentine’s Day, 1997, Mia made her pro-debut in boxing, knocking out her opponent in fifty-four seconds into the first round. Mia signed with Don King and stayed with him for a year and a half before she left King for his riv