June 23rd, 2011
12:08 PM ET

Trafficking victim: You were getting my body, you weren’t getting me

[cross-posted from In the Arena]

By CNN's Jay Kernis

Marlene Carson is the founder of Rahab’s Hideaway, a reach and rescue organization in Columbus, Ohio, established for those who have fallen prey to human trafficking/prostitution. Her success story is just one example of what can be done to combat human trafficking in the United States.

Here, she answers a few questions about her harrowing time in slavery, an epiphany years later and how she helps trafficking victims today. FULL POST

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Topics: Life In Slavery • Voices