A Call to Abolish Modern Day Sex Trafficking

A Call to Abolish Modern Day Sex Trafficking

When I was 13, I was settling into middle school, making new friends, crushing on boys and enjoying sleepovers. I was still at that ripe age of innocence before high school drama, relationship hangups and rebellion kicked in. I see now that I was fortunate to have all of these experiences, the good and the bad. Sadly, for some girls, 13 is the average age of entry into “prostitution” in the US.  Only these girls…

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From Pennsylvania to Georgia, A Few Places I’ve Been This Summer

From Pennsylvania to Georgia, A Few Places I’ve Been This Summer

It’s halfway through August and I feel like there’s still so much to do before summer ends! However, I have been busy and accomplishing a few of my summer challenges, so here’s a rundown of my summer thus far (with plenty of photos to boot!): 1. Along with visiting Fallingwater in Mill Run, PA, Sean and I also ventured to Laurel Caverns for a tour and some rappelling! For a gal that’s a bit afraid…

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Harriet Tubman: Her Legacy and How It Affects Modern-Day Slavery

Harriet Tubman: Her Legacy and How It Affects Modern-Day Slavery

I remember reading about her in middle school. About the risks she took to lead nearly 70 slaves to freedom through the Underground Railroad. Thinking about the strength and courage it must have required. Yes, even at age 11, I admired her. Harriet Tubman was not just a survivor. She was an activist and a defender of freedom. This month marks the 100th anniversary of her death. Two proposed national parks, the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad…

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