Kristen’s next appearance for Project Dawn Court is at the end of August. At that point, she’ll have been working the program for 120 days, with 240 more go to become the first graduate.
“You can’t ever give up on anybody,” she says. “Because nobody gave up on me. And here I am … It’s beyond my wildest dreams.”
Want to know how much sex with a teenager costs? Just ask Mimi. It cost her everything. Two years ago this month, I wrote a cover story that profiled the struggles of the 20-year-old from New Jersey who was two months into recovery after spending five grueling years in street-level prostitution, where the only so-called winners are pimps who earn big bucks off the backs of women and girls.
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