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Part II Sex Trafficking in America: A Survivor’s Story

I was 14 years old when I was forced into prostitution. Like many teens at that age, finding my own identity and defying my parents were top on my list. Consequently, when a man came into my life and showered me with attention and listened to me when I complained about my parents, I did […]

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Pimped Out: Child Prostitution in America

When most Americans hear the words “sex trafficking,” we think oversees.  We have all heard of sex trafficking issues in countries like Thailand, Africa, and Eastern Europe, and our hearts go out to those people. When we hear stories about American children being trafficked right here in United States, we are incredulous.  No one believes […]

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2011 DC Stop Modern Slavery Walk

With an estimated 27 million slaves worldwide in 2011, modern-day slavery is a global enterprise. However, in countries like the United States, it is often considered a distant problem – taking place in the back alleys of Cambodia and Ukraine. This assumption is incorrect. Trafficking is not secluded to the far reaches of the globe, […]

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