Synopsis: More than two million youth may run away from home each year. More than 100,000 of them are forced into the sex trade each year to survive. One young woman who overcame such a life describes how she beat the odds and what runaways need to have a chance to succeed.

Host: Nancy Benson. Guest: Carissa Phelps, author of Runaway Girl: Escaping Life on the Streets, One Helping Hand at a Time

Links for more information:

www.carissaphelps.com

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MTC is the producer of Viewpoints and Radio Health Journal - celebrating 25 years of award-winning public affairs radio reaching 6 million listeners each week.

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