“I don’t remember life without sexual abuse and torment. It was my reality. Believing in anything else was foolish.”
So begins the story, in her own words, of a girl who at one time found solace from abuse through Courage House, a local recovery facility looking to rescue girls from sex trafficking.
Since 2006, more than 250 girls under 18 have been rescued from sex trafficking in Sacramento, a hub on the West Coast “circuit” that includes San Francisco and Reno, Portland and Seattle, Oakland, Los Angeles and beyond. But in the Capital Region, the FBI, churches and nonprofits have decided to fight back, and together they are rescuing these children one at a time.Read More