"13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Abolition of Slavery (1865)." Our Documents. Accessed December 19, 2015. http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?flash=true&doc=40&page=transcript. This website provides an image of the original U.S. Constitution, which includes the 13th Amendment. The 13th Amendment, passed by Congress in 1865, explicitly states that neither slavery nor involuntary servitude shall exist in the United States.
Jordheim, Alisa. Made in the USA: The Sex Trafficking of America 's Children. Oviedo, Florida: HigherLife Publishing and Marketing, 2014.
Author, Alisa Jordheim exposes the growing problem of child exploitation in the United States. This book includes a series of personal narratives. Five (5) adults, who were taken captive as young children and exploited in the commercial sex industry, tell their individual stories and how they survived. This is an honest and accurate portrayal of a horrific and shocking industry prevalent in our modern society. Children, in particular, are an easy prey for human traffickers.
"Survival Stories." Survival Stories. Accessed December 14, 2015. http://richmondjusticeinitiative.com/human-trafficking/survival-stories/.
This source offers personal stories of two women who survived modern-day slavery. Holly Austin Smith and Barbara Amaya retell the horrific and dehumanizing experiences of the child sex trafficking industry. Both overcame adversity, and now actively campaign to bring an end to human trafficking