Anastasia Joy* calls it the skeleton in her closet.
“I didn’t tell anyone about that part of my life until the FBI got involved,” said the 25-year-old Harrisburg-area resident.
She’s referring to two years of her life, from age 17 to 19, when she ran away. Homeless and on the run, she quickly realized that, “I was very naïve. And when you have nothing, you do things you never thought you would do.”
“Forging a Path: PAATH 15 aids survivors of human trafficking, serves as nationwide model,” TheBurg, November 2019.