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February 23, 2009

Exposing Sex Slavery

New documentary turns its lens on the problem in Thailand

My good friend Jeff Sparks, co-founder of Heartland Truly Moving Pictures in Indianapolis, has long known the power of film to change hearts . . . and move mountains.

Turns out his 25-year-old daughter, Rachel, gets it too. That's why she's made a documentary exposing the problem of sexual slavery in Thailand as part of The SOLD Project, which calls itself is "a grassroots organization dedicated to inspiring and empowering individuals to stop child prostitution before it begins."

Rachel recently told The Indianapolis Star, "At first all it was to me was a lot of statistics," she recalled. Then she met victims in Thailand, changing everything.

Read more of Rachel's story here, and check out the trailer below:

The SOLD Project: Thailand trailer from The SOLD Project on Vimeo.

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