Ron Hosko, assistant director of the FBI’s Criminal Investigative Division, said “Child prostitution remains a persistent threat to children across America. This operation serves as a reminder that these abhorrent crimes can happen anywhere, and the FBI remains committed to stopping this cycle of victimization and holding the criminals who profit from this exploitation accountable.”
By: Rayana Godfrey
Out of the many disheartening statistics, this one stuck out the most to me. I have two beautiful little cousins who will turn 12 years old this year. Instead of them entering the safe and innocent pre-teen years, they are now entering a war zone. Who will fight for them when they are too young and too small to fight for themselves? How am I supposed to protect them from being yet another statistic? When I’m not there to hold their hands and lead them away from a strange man who only wants to hurt them, then what?
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