Tag Archives: Survivors

  • How well-meaning efforts can be harmful to survivors of trauma

    Posted on November 10, 2014 by Laura Courtney in Blog.

    Written by Holly Austin Smith, author of Walking Prey. PHILADELPHIA, April 21, 2014 — Human trafficking is one of those issues that cuts deep into the hearts of men and women across the globe, and many have vowed to take a stand against it.  As a survivor of child sex trafficking, I continue to be moved […]

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  • Survivor Snapshots

    Posted on October 24, 2014 by Laura Courtney in Blog.

      Here is a sampling of survivor updates this month: Tara – Tara is doing well in school, however she is having a few struggles in her home life. She is looking forward to finish high school this year and moving to Nashville next year for college and to be closer to her ESTN family. […]

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  • Survivor Snapshots

    Posted on September 30, 2014 by Laura Courtney in Blog.

     Adele – Adele is a survivor we met this month. She is creative, resourceful, a talented musician, enjoys making documentaries and travelling and loves animals. We had a very special treat at the office one day while Adele was visiting. She told us she was a cello player and it just so happens that we […]

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  • Survivor Snapshots

    Posted on July 30, 2014 by Laura Courtney in Blog.

      Here is a sampling of our survivor updates: Cori – Cori , age 17, delivered a healthy beautiful baby boy on July 9th.   She asked Shelia to be the godmother! Shelia was there to comfort Cori in the delivery room. Christine, Allie and Kamrie were also present in the hospital for support. Cori is […]

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  • Survivor Snapshots

    Posted on June 30, 2014 by Laura Courtney in Blog.

    Jenny is working this summer and enjoying a break from school. She really looks forward to her equine therapy sessions. Brenda came home for Father’s Day to spend time with her dad. During that time she also visited with her ESTN family. She plans on returning to the area to live at home and find work […]

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