When she was sixteen, Aubrey Lloyd ran away from an abusive and dysfunctional home in Colorado Springs. But where she ended up was arguably worse: Lloyd was drugged, raped and then forced to work as a prostitute. On Thursday at the Capitol, she was the last speaker at an afternoon rally for Human Trafficking Advocacy Day, and she received a standing ovation for her story of survival and redemption.
"Yes, human trafficking is horrible and gritty and disgusting," she said. "But let's focus on the light."More »