To Ruthie (age 10) from Ruth (age 62)

Dear Ten Year Old Ruthie I know how hard things must be for you. After what has happened to you, I can just imagine how confused and alone you must feel. I know you think that what happened to you after that man lured you away at the plaza is a secret you must keep to...

To: The creep who abused me when I was 10 years old!

When you led me away from my sister and friends that day at the plaza, what made you think I wouldn’t grow up to know better? What made you think I would remain naïve forever? Did you think I was going to protect you with silence MY WHOLE LIFE, and never tell anyone...

Our Basic Human Rights

Our Basic Human Rights When my therapist handed me this list, at age 33, it was a huge eye-opener for me. From reading these rights I could clearly see how brainwashed I was as a teen. If I would have been given this list when I was an adolescent those 18 years of...

Survivor Speaks Out

Ruth continues to communicate with her audience to spread the awareness of human trafficking. She feels that blogging is a great way for survivors and non-survivors to learn from each other. She answers frequently asked questions about sex trafficking, offer tips to...