Tennessee Woman Shares Harrowing Story of Surviving Sex Trafficking

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Sex trafficking is a terrible reality in Middle Tennessee, and one woman is sharing her story of survival with WAVY News sister station WKRN.

As she clutched a teddy bear, the woman said she is afraid to be identified “because he’s still out there, because I didn’t have the courage to press charges when this all happened.”

She chose to speak with News 2 in hopes that it will help even one victim of trafficking and abuse.

“You are worth saving. You’re worth saving. I was worth saving,” she stressed, speaking out to victims. She met her trafficker when she was just 15-years-old.

“He did some really bad things,” she explained. He served prison time but came back into her life when she was 27, now divorced with a young daughter.

She thought he had changed.

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