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11th Oct 2009Posted in: News 0
Halle Berry: She Is My Daughter
Oscar-winner shines a spotlight on a crisis impacting thousands of American girls

Recently, Academy Award-winning actor-philanthropist Halle Berry posted a letter to women across America on behalf of Fuel’s partner organization, GEMS: Girls Educational and Mentoring Services.  In the letter, Halle describes the numerous challenges faced by commercially sexually exploited and trafficked American children:

Being a girl isn’t easy. Today in New York City, a girl will flee an abusive home, only to be approached by a pimp-trafficker who will promise her love and protection. He will not deliver on these promises. Instead, he will assault and degrade her, and later sell her repeatedly to johns.

I have never met this girl, but she is my daughter…

Read Halle’s letter.

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