Iris is a client at our Polaris New Jersey office. After President Obama spoke about human trafficking at the Clinton Global Initiative a number of our clients wrote him. Shared with permission.
Dear President Obama,
I am 20 years old and have been a slave for 2 years but I thank God for helping me to escape from where I was. I was brought in USA to go to school but when I came here it became a nightmare & I starting working without pay, bitten, abused physically and mentally but the day I was expecting to be dead that’s when God made me a way to escape where I was bleeding, crying, not knowing what happening and Polaris found me and keep me safe.
I believe I am the eye of my family because every body there their hope is in me but they don’t know what’s going on with me.
I thank you for thinking about people like me and those who are worse than me.
May God keep you and show you many ways to help us!!!!
Thanks so much & I am proud to be in America