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December 18, 2011 9:58 AM Subscribe
posted by Joe in Australia (48 comments total)
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Shyima Hall has been granted US citizenship.
Shyima's birth family sold her
into domestic slavery when she was ten. She was brought to the USA by her purchasers, who kept her in their garage (photos)
until a neighbour reported the situation. Shyima was freed, and subsequently adopted
by the Hall family.
Shyima was freed because a neighbour saw a child working as a domestic servant and called the police. Slavery isn't just something that happens overseas
will tell you about reported slavery in your area and things you can do to combat it. SlaveryMap is a project of the non-profit organisation Not For Sale