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One Woman's Journey Into Sex Slavery And Back In The Heart Of Silicon Valley

Meet Ana. She grew up a mile from Twitter's headquarters but a world apart in the Tenderloin district in San Francisco. It's easy to think sex trafficking is something that only happens in some far off land, but it's also happening right here, in our backyards, in the shadows of some of the wealthiest companies in the world. Just watch and see the strength Ana has in sharing her story to raise awareness in the hopes that she can help others avoid the same fate. At the end of the video, Christian Huang boils it down into a pretty simple but stark choice that continues to press on my heart.

One Woman's Journey Into Sex Slavery And Back In The Heart Of Silicon Valley

I know what you're thinking: "Hey! Mike Su! San Francisco is NOT in Silicon Valley!"

I say, "I know! But I'm referring to the industry. Like how Burbank is not technically in Hollywood, but Warner Bros. is considered Hollywood."


You say, "Fine!"

I say, "Cool."

You say, "..."

I say, "So ... can you still hit the share button and help raise awareness?"

Need a mood boost to help you sail through the weekend? Here are 10 moments that brought joy to our hearts and a smile to our faces this week. Enjoy!

1. How much does this sweet little boy adore his baby sister? So darn much.

Oh, to be loved with this much enthusiasm! The sheer adoration on his face. What a lucky little sister.

2. Teens raise thousands for their senior trip, then donate it to their community instead.

When it came time for Islesboro Central School's Class of 2021 to pick the destination for their senior class trip, the students began eyeing a trip to Greece or maybe even South Korea. But in the end, they decided to donate $5,000 they'd raised for the trip to help out their community members struggling in the wake of the pandemic instead.

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