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The Slave Across The Street

Author : Theresa L. Flores
ISBN : 9780982328682
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Reveals how the author became a victim of human trafficking while living at home with her unsuspecting parents in a Detroit suburb, discussing how she healed the wounds of sexual exploitation and offering important education and prevention advice.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Slave Across The Street

Author : Theresa Flores
ISBN : 9780099588139
Genre : Child prostitution
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BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY: GENERAL. Theresa was just 15 when her life collapsed. Raised as an Irish Catholic in a middle-class family, Theresa was under strict instructions to not get involved with boys. One day the boy she had a crush offered to drive her home from school. And despite the red flags that went off in her head, Theresa said yes. What happened next changed everything. The boy was part of a large criminal sex ring that went on to traffic Theresa out of her own house for two long years, unbeknown to her parents. Theresa would go to school alongside these boys in the day, and be called in to service at night. Heart-rending, shocking and totally gripping The Slave Across the Street is the incredible story of how the girl next door was lured into the sinister world of sexual slavery - and how she eventually escaped and rebuilt her life.
Category: Child prostitution

The Slave Next Door

Author : Kevin Bales
ISBN : 9780520948037
Genre : Social Science
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In this riveting book, authors and authorities on modern day slavery Kevin Bales and Ron Soodalter expose the disturbing phenomenon of human trafficking and slavery that exists now in the United States. In The Slave Next Door we find that slaves are all around us, hidden in plain sight: the dishwasher in the kitchen of the neighborhood restaurant, the kids on the corner selling cheap trinkets, the man sweeping the floor of the local department store. In these pages we also meet some unexpected slaveholders, such as a 27-year old middle-class Texas housewife who is currently serving a life sentence for offences including slavery. Weaving together a wealth of voices—from slaves, slaveholders, and traffickers as well as from experts, counselors, law enforcement officers, rescue and support groups, and others—this book is also a call to action, telling what we, as private citizens, can do to finally bring an end to this horrific crime.
Category: Social Science

Slavery In The Land Of The Free

Author : Theresa Flores
ISBN : 0989341984
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Slavery in the Land of the Free tackles the issue of human trafficking head on from Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestselling author and trafficking victim Theresa Flores and author PeggySue Wells. Written for teens and young adults, this book explores who, what, where, why and how questions in a way thats easy to understand. Flores weaves her personal story of how she was trafficked in with helpful statistics and graphs to create a realistic overall picture of what one of the biggest injustices in the modern era entails.
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Runaway Girl

Author : Carissa Phelps
ISBN : 9781101583708
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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“Riveting . . . A genuinely important book that casts the problem of sex trafficking in America into stunning, heartbreaking relief.” (Kirkus Reviews) A School Library Journal Best Adult Book for Teens A Joan F. Kaywell Award Finalist from the Florida Council of Teachers of English Carissa Phelps was a runner. By the time she was twelve, she had run away from home, dropped out of school, and fled blindly into the arms of a brutal pimp. Even when she escaped him, she could not outrun the crushing inner pain of abuse, neglect, and abandonment. With little to hope for, she expected to end up in prison, or worse. But then her life was transformed through the unexpected kindness of a teacher and a counselor. Through small miracles, Carissa accomplished the unimaginable, graduating from UCLA with both a law degree and an MBA. She left the streets behind, yet found herself back, this time working to help homeless and at-risk youth discover their own paths to a better life. Like the multimillion-copy bestseller The Glass Castle, this memoir moves us through the power of its unflinching candor and generosity.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Out Of The Darkness

Author : Alice Jay
ISBN : 9781937400491
Genre : Literary Collections
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From the Author: This is a true story based on my life experience. It is not just another survivor’s story; it is the story of a journey to spiritual growth. After being abducted as a child and exploited through the underground world of human trafficking, I wanted to know why God loved all the children in the world but me. This is a testimony about a girl with hopes and dreams; who loved the Lord and loved life. Then one day her hopes and dreams were gone. She was lost and turned out. Dead to the world - will she ever recover? Is there a way out? This is the cold hard reality of human trafficking. It is not a book about statistical theory; it is the raw uncut survival story of a child of the night. It is the raw reality of my experiences overcoming the world of human trafficking. Some of the language is raw too. I changed most of it because I no longer speak that way; it was, however, the language of my world. Anyone who reads this book will benefit and be changed forever. There are 20 years of personal research in this book. What you know about this way of life is simply a myth. Layers and layers of a life style that has been misinterpreted for centuries will be unveiled. We will lay the myths to rest for this book is based on my life experience.
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The White Umbrella

Author : Mary Frances Bowley
ISBN : 9780802486790
Genre : Religion
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Stories of survivors of sex-trafficking. Sex trafficking. We hear about it on the nightly news and in special interest stories from around the world, but it occurs daily in communities all around us. Every year, thousands of young women are forced into sexual exploitation. Most are under the age of 18. The damage this causes to their emotions and souls is immeasurable. But they are not without hope. The White Umbrella tells stories of survivors as well as those who came alongside to help them to recovery. It describes the pain and the strength of these young women and those who held the “white umbrella” of protection and purity over them on the road to restoration. This book offers principles and guidance to anyone with a heart for these hurting young women and a desire to help. It is an ideal resource for individuals or organizations seeking to learn what they can do to assist these victims in becoming whole again.
Category: Religion

God In A Brothel

Author : Daniel Walker
ISBN : 9780830869046
Genre : Religion
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This is the true story of an undercover investigator's experiences infiltrating the multi-billion-dollar global sex industry. It is a story of triumph for the children and young teens released from a life of slavery and the rescuer who freed many hundreds of victims leading to the prosecution of dozens of perpetrators. And it is a story of haunting despair for those left behind in corrupt systems of law enforcement. It is the personal story of Daniel Walker, one man who followed a path of costly discipleship, agonizing failure and unlikely redemption. And it is a challenge to God's people to join in the battle that all might be freed.
Category: Religion

Renting Lacy

Author : Linda Smith
ISBN : 9780989645126
Genre : Social Science
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The average age of entry into prostitution in America is 13 years old. Forced into a life they never chose, manipulated, abused and tortured at the hands of the pimps who control them, our country's children are sold on the streets, on the internet and at truck stops across America every night. They aren't bad kids who made bad choices. They are victims of child sex trafficking. They come from our neighborhoods, our schools, our churches, and sometimes our own homes. Author Linda Smith brings to life characters based on real stories and interviews with teen survivors. Meet Lacy and Star as they reveal the underbelly of our country's commercial sex trade. Get to know the men who sell them, and the ones who buy them. Let Renting Lacy draw you into the lives of these young girls as they struggle to survive each night, watching their childhood hopes and dreams slip away in the darkness. Let it compel you to action.
Category: Social Science

The Black Lens

Author : Christopher Stollar
ISBN : 1633370763
Genre : Fiction
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Zoey James has pimp trouble. And even though he doesn't know it, her pimp has Zoey trouble. Big Zoey trouble. In a dark world of meth addiction, trailer parks and abuse, Zoey has seen it all. But when she and her disabled sister are forced into a small-town sex ring, the teenage girls find out just how brutal the world can be. And when someone kills her mother as retaliation for a failed escape attempt, Zoey decides to fight back. Teaming up with a photojournalist, Zoey exposes wealthy and powerful men who play in the dirty, back-alley world of modern slavery. The price for her cooperation is freedom. The cost of failure is her life.
Category: Fiction