Turning Tragedy Into Hope: Robert Shapiro Family Story

Lu Parker reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Nov. 14, 2017.

Famed Los Angeles attorney Robert Shapiro and his wife Linell sat down with KTLA's Lu Parker to talk about losing their 24 year old son Brent to complications of mixing illegal drugs and alcohol.

Since Brent's death in 2005, the Shapiros have been working tirelessly to make sure this never happens to another family by creating the Brent Shapiro Foundation which focuses on fighting drug abuse and dependency.
EXCLUSIVE:  The Shapiros Discuss Marriage
Robert and Linell have been married since 1970.  They explain what they believe has helped them stay together over the years.
The Brent Shapiro Foundation is 100% volunteer.