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Abuse, Teen Prostitution & Redemption, “Leila’s Story”: An Exclusive Interview with Joyce

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“Still Standing" author, Leila Owens, will be Joyce’s special guest on Inspirational Voices Radio Show on Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 5pm EST. Ms. Owens will discuss her newest release which explores her personal account of triumph over abuse, prostitution, crack cocaine, and single parenthood. Research shows that one million women and girls work as prostitutes in the United States. 500,000 to 1.2 million children are involved in child prostitution. There are at least 300,000 male prostitutes under age 16. Those who survive their ordeal are often left with permanent injuries including but not limited to: • Emotional or psychological disorders • Sexual dysfunction • STD’s (most commonly Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis, and HIV) • Infection from untreated wounds • Forced Sterilization / Infertility • Torn/ruptured vaginal and anal walls • Broken bones • Internal bleeding • Damaged organs Join us on October 17, 2010 at 5pm EST and help come up with some solutions to this national tragedy! Listen live or through chat at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/inspirationalvoices. To share your inspirational voice, the call-in number is (347) 996-3292.