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A change for the better

Jill Davidson, 48, center, looks on while Sky Hammerstone, 36, left, and Heather Messina, 35, dresses a mannequin to help draw in customers at the Created Boutique, a women’s clothing thrift store which sells apparel and accessory items located on 3102 N Nebraska Avenue in Tampa on Wednesday, December 12, 2018. Proceeds made from sales goes to Created, a non-profit and non-denominational organization that provides outreach and advocacy for women who were victims of sexual exploitation and their involvement in the sex industry. Messina who was involved in human sex trafficking says she's in transition in having a stable life. "Finally, I'm at a place of being loved and valued as a woman," said Messina. Hammerstone who's also a victim of human sex trafficking is a volunteer at the boutique, says she is trying to get her life back on track. For more information visit www.createdwomen.com OCTAVIO JONES | Times
Published Dec. 13, 2018


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