Former Prostitutes Share Harrowing Stories of Escape

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It's often called the "world's oldest profession," but no child ever dreamed of growing up to become a prostitute -- a world where the victims say that they are threatened, traumatized, brutalized and sold for sex against their will.

FOX 4's Carey Wickersham is Working for You with the stories of women who escaped the world of prostitution and how the shadows of shame and the fear that they will be discovered by their victimizers still haunts them.

Related: Groups Working to Halt Sex Trafficking in the Metro

For more information for women trying to escape from prostitution and sex trafficking, click here.

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