And Then The Wall Came Tumbling Down

The year was 1961.  East Germany began building a wall in an attempt to prevent Western ideas from spreading to the East.  And, though they did not like to admit it, to keep people in the East from heading to the West.  It always struck me as odd that a physical wall was built to […]

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Reflections on Amsterdam

I can’t remember the last time I was really angry.  Perhaps when I got my clothes stolen in Africa 8 years ago.  Experiencing this emotion in Amsterdam this past week has felt odd – like an unfamiliar acquaintance stopping by for a visit, making a home amongst my usually-positive thoughts. Jennifer Tunehag, an incredible woman […]

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A Foreign Land, A Victim’s Dilemma

It is always an adjustment landing in a new country. I have memories of waiting at a small Namibian airport in the middle of nowhere for someone to pick me up, hoping desperately that they were indeed just late.  I also remember getting onto a local Costa Rican bus at the airport and suddenly forgetting […]

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And We’re Off!

Thanks to the generosity of all of you who have supported Hope for the Sold, we are boarding a plane and headed to Europe to begin filming our documentary!  We can’t express our gratitude for how many of you have been part of this journey.  Our hope is that we can create a film that […]

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Zip Your Lips & Say Happy Birthday

I have two good friends, Niki and Cammy, who are passionate about the fight against sex trafficking. They have each decided to be creative about raising some funds for Hope for the Sold!  Here’s what they’ve cooked up. This is Niki.  She is a ridiculously generous, passionate person and has done SO much in support […]

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