Yesterday, we visited a few brothels where some of the girls were tragically young and improbably sweet and friendly. I didn't know what to say to one who came to sit with us, so I compared manicures (hers Hello Kitty, mine chipped beige nails) as we tried to learn a bit about her. Today, we interviewed a freelancer a few decades into the trade, and I couldn't help but compare and think of the hopeful girls from last night who had only been a month in the system and the lonely woman we met tonight. It's complicated and I'm still processing everything, but I can say that the work that @theexodusroad is doing here and in other countries (including the US) makes more sense than ever. "You have to think of tomorrow" is what J., our guide from last night, told me when I asked, "how is talking helping?" I can't help but think of tomorrow. I want to do more today. #terstorytellers
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  • _roxsar_Yesterday, we visited a few brothels where some of the girls were tragically young and improbably sweet and friendly. I didn't know what to say to one who came to sit with us, so I compared manicures (hers Hello Kitty, mine chipped beige nails) as we tried to learn a bit about her. Today, we interviewed a freelancer a few decades into the trade, and I couldn't help but compare and think of the hopeful girls from last night who had only been a month in the system and the lonely woman we met tonight. It's complicated and I'm still processing everything, but I can say that the work that @theexodusroad is doing here and in other countries (including the US) makes more sense than ever. "You have to think of tomorrow" is what J., our guide from last night, told me when I asked, "how is talking helping?" I can't help but think of tomorrow. I want to do more today. #terstorytellers

  • agirlandaboyleahThis is such tough, important work. I'm glad you're helping spread the word.
  • lizziebtvOh @_roxsar_ can't even imagine how tough that must be. But knowledge is power...thanks for sharing and spreading awareness.
  • speakjusticedesigncoThank you for what you are doing!! Praying for you!
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