At the age of 17, after running away from home to leave a difficult family situation, Marisabel was sexually trafficked for three years. She was pulled into “the life” by a couple who took her in after she left home. A mother to a three-year old son, Marisabel is now studying for her GED.
“I would want to tell girls who may be in the situation I was in to not let their circumstances get the best of them. It definitely wears out your body and drains you physically and emotionally. You are working 24/7. Each person you are forced to be with emotionally drains you. People come in and it never satisfies you emotionally. It is a dangerous and violent life. It changes you completely.”