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Letter to Charles Bone - attorney for Cyntoia Brown - the 15 year old sex trafficking victim falsely identified as a "criminal".

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From: Jody Williams<>
Date: Sun, Nov 26, 2017 at 8:48 AM
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Dear Mr. Bone:

Thank you for taking on Cynthia's case.  You have no idea what it meant to me to see this case come to be.  I say that because of who I am and what I've devoted my life to - is to see cases like this one change the way the victims are viewed, treated, etc.
Any "movement" takes time for people to "catch up" to evolving information.  For example, prior to the founding of Alcoholics Anonymous by Bill Wilson, there was no concept of "alcoholism" let alone "treatment" or "drug courts".  Our country treated the alcoholic by outlawing alcohol, i.e., Prohibition.  In many ways, the concept of "prostitution" is treated today l…