Woman forced into teen prostitution weds in ceremony led by judge who prosecuted her traffickers: ‘I believed I would never be able to love a man again’
Wow – what a triumphant story of compassion, strength, and justice! Click on the link above to read a story about how human trafficking victim Carmen found love again after being forced into prostitution at age 14.
Featured in the article is our very own Judge Pamela Chen, who presided over Carmen’s wedding and also prosecuted the human traffickers in federal court.
Judge Pamela Chen, who prosecuted the human traffickers in federal court, presided over the wedding of Carmen to her husband Luis, praising her “indomitable will to thrive and be happy.”
“No one deserves to find happiness and love more than Carmen,” the judge said. “Carmen’s ability to transcend her prior experiences is breathtaking.”