Hidden Girl: The True Story of a Modern-Day Child Slave

Hidden Girl: The True Story of a Modern-Day Child Slave

Shyima Hall, Lisa Wysocky

An inspiring and compelling memoir from a tender girl who misplaced her adolescence to slavery—and equipped a brand new lifestyles grounded in choice and justice.

Shyima corridor was once born in Egypt on September 29, 1989, the 7th baby of desperately bad mom and dad. while she used to be 8, her mom and dad offered her into slavery. Shyima then moved hours away to Egypt’s capitol urban of Cairo to dwell with a prosperous kin and serve them eighteen hours an afternoon, seven days every week. whilst she used to be ten, her captors moved to Orange County, California, and smuggled Shyima with them. years later, an nameless name from a neighbor caused the top of Shyima’s servitude—but her trip to precise freedom used to be faraway from over.

A volunteer at her neighborhood police division when you consider that she used to be undefined, Shyima is obsessed with aiding to rescue others who're in bondage. Now a US citizen, she on a regular basis speaks out approximately human trafficking and intends to at least one day develop into an immigration officer. In Hidden woman, Shyima candidly unearths how she overcame her harrowing conditions and brings important wisdom to a well timed and appropriate subject

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