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That nightmare began when Asha was a young teenager and her parents died. In India, it’s common for girls to get married at that age, so her remaining relatives wed Asha to an older, handicapped man.


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To the people who bought her, Bornali was nothing more than a workhorse. They forced her to clean a construction zone, wash dishes and care for children and animals, and they fed her scraps of food from other people’s plates.


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“These were people who were normal businessmen and middle class people in the villages and towns they lived in before ISIS came, but when they got overrun, they had to literally run for their lives.” Dr. Joel Straton said.


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In the Middle East, a little girl eats a small dinner. It’s not a lot, but it’s enough to fill her belly. She and her family have recently fled Syria, her home country, because of civil war and Islamic State militant attacks. They have sought refuge in a neighboring nation, where there is little work for her parents.


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Amika* sits cross-legged on a grass mat, her black hair swept into a ponytail. She bends over her work, crossing and re-crossing plastic straps into a woven basket.


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