Ishmael was just 12 years old when the Sierra Leone armed conflict was in full swing. He recalls a simple and happy childhood, one filled with family and normalcy. One day, he took a trip with friends to participate in a talent show a couple of miles down the road from their town. While gone,[continue reading]
“Four months ago, a 15-year-old girl walked into Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri and asked for help. Along with four other girls between the ages of 12 and 18, she had been sold for sex at truck stops across Missouri, Florida, Texas, and New Mexico for almost two months. She was lucky[continue reading]
This looks like a dream! Recently, Ashton Kutcher spoke in front of the Senate regarding the anti-human trafficking organization, Thorn, of which he is co-founder. “I’m here today to defend the right to pursue happiness…It’s bestowed upon all of us by our Constitution…But the right to pursue happiness for so many is taken away and[continue reading]
The story of Rosy’s trafficking experience.