We speak to Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) as he prepares to leave office after four years at the helm.
Guest Host: Rebecca Roberts
Some flippantly call prostitution ‘the world’s oldest profession.’ But for many young women forced into the sex trade, it’s a daily living nightmare and little more than slavery. We meet a survivor, and hear from local law enforcement and medical personnel trying to help these young women (some not yet teenagers) reclaim their lives and their futures.
- Sidney Ford Founder and Executive Director, You are Never Alone (YANA)
- Tina Frundt Founder, Courtney's House
- Samantha Vardaman Senior Director of Programs, Shared Hope International
- Tom Stack Detective, Vice and Intelligence Unit, Montgomery County Police Department
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