"Well tell your d**k of a boyfriend we need to talk about this", Abbie wrote.
As fate would have it, Snipes went into labor three days later and called Phipps.
"I'm just sitting here like, 'I'm going to give up everything I have that I have known my whole life, '" Snipes remembered thinking. He told her that monetary transaction from his own account in India was not happening and asked her to send ₹6 lakh.
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The two exchanged numbers, and Phipps told Snipes to call her if she found herself in trouble or ever needed anything.
Snipes said she had been searching for someone to adopt her unborn child, not knowing that Phipps had been trying to adopt but as a divorcee, she was being rejected by adoption agencies.
She offered to let her new friend feed the baby, and as she watched Phipps rock the infant, Snipes said she saw a "light at the end of the tunnel". The stuff that I wasn't feeling, she was feeling.
"She already looked like she loved him after holding him for an hour. And I was watching that and that's what made me decide this is the right thing to do", Snipes said.
She was re-booked and was placed next to Temple Phipps, who was originally booked for a later flight.More news: Colorado Avalanche Roundtable: Playoff Series Predictions
"I was scared and insecure and I wasn't even sure how to live on my own at that point", Snipes said. I believe most of the men in the U.S. are better than this.
"She didn't have a plan and maybe this was divine and that's why I'm supposed to be here", Phipps said.
"I count my blessings every day".
Authorities say that they may be in a green 2003 Pontiac Bonneville, Montana license plate 20-2998B, and may be traveling to Billings, Great Falls, or Glasgow.
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"She said I want to see you with him and I think you should be his mother and I literally started shaking uncontrollably", Phipps said.