Human trafficking is as prevalent as ever.
Girls, boys, women and men, all fall victim to the crime. But awareness is growing and so is community outreach and support.
A local safe house, Sanctum House, is one of those places offering help to those in need. A haven for survivors who need a safe space, support and most importantly, love.
Sanctum House’s founder and president, Edee Franklin has created a world and program which empowers survivors to stand on their own two feet.
Offering the tools, knowledge and confidence to live a healthy life. And Franklin’s past gives her a unique perspective and understanding of what being trapped in the lifestyle feels like.
Watch the full story in the video player above.