New Book Released Today Benefits Beulah's Place

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Greetings, Friends and Supporters!

A new book has been released from Morgan James Publishing in New York which benefits our organization.

The author is generously donating a HUGE (too high to print!) portion of all her online book proceeds to Beulah's Place! Morgan James Publishing has also contributed greatly to Beulah's Place as well.

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Ohio’s sex trade…Did you know?

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On August 8, 2012, the office of the Ohio State Attorney General issued a report on sex trafficking in that state. The report, from the Ohio Human Trafficking Commission, reveals that most young teen victims who were lured into trafficking were likely to homeless teens who had run away from home to escape child abuse and neglect, exposure to the sex trade business at home … even rape. Over 67% of these young victims were sold before age 15; 12% were sold before age 12. That report was covered in an article by Jessica Shor, staff writer for the Toledo Blade, on August 9.

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The American Economy and America’s Homeless Children

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Downward spiraling of the American economy is not solely responsible for the rise in teen homelessness in the U.S.; but is has had its effect. When families no longer have safe shelter to live in, when they have been forced to give up what they know as home due to the foreclosure debacle, when families cannot qualify to rent even the smallest apartment or motel room for safe shelter, children will take to the streets looking for alternatives or a way to get their basic needs met.

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