The Super Bowl: A Sex Trafficker’s Playground

Forte E Bello

woman hostageIn just a few short days hundreds of thousands of visitors will flood to the MetLife stadium in New Jersey for Super Bowl XLVIII. Many visitors will be coming to show their pride and cheer on their favorite team, but tragically, thousands more will be coming for something entirely different. What most people don’t know is that the single biggest game of the year has also been called the single largest human trafficking event on the planet.

Just beyond the stadium lights, hidden within the shadows will be thousands of victims, women, children and even men, caught in the inhumane web of sex trafficking. For them this day will bring something much different than football, loud cheers, hot dog stands and painted beer bellies. For them it will bring pain, abuse, repeated rapes and even fear of death. The exact numbers of trafficking cases in a given year or…

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Time is Valuable

When I started this blog, I had far too much time on my hands. I started the spring term, and since then, my free time to explore and write is fewer and farther between.

Two weeks ago, I spent 48 hours in classes at two locations. My weekly courses carry a decent amount of homework that has kept me busy (not to mention the daily care as a mother).

I’ve been sitting with a draft I’ve wanted to finish before publishing, but I haven’t had the time to finish my thought on the subject. I’m about to publish my unfinished thought to get the links out and when I have the time, I’ll get the rest of my thought out.