Is Human Trafficking on Our Dinner Menu?

Is Human Trafficking on Our Dinner Menu?

Thanksgiving has come and gone and into the Christmas season I go. Outside lights already adorn the eaves. Inside will soon sparkle with lights and glitter. Most days, the sky has taken on a wintry look. Only a faint dusting of snow adorns the cold, hard ground and...
Chocolate and Trafficked Children

Chocolate and Trafficked Children

First published in Franklin Journal Valentine’s Day is straight ahead. Valentine’s Day has never been on my top ten list of holidays, indeed, even less so as the years have passed. I’m one who enjoys expressions of love every day. I don’t need a particular day to take...
Trafficking Food

Trafficking Food

This morning as I had my morning coffee, I read about a young, Indonesian man whose life as a slave on a Thai fishing vessel began 22 years ago. His name is Myint. The first time Myint asked for his release that he may go home to his mother and family, he was...