Becoming Patrick: A Memoir by Patrick McMahon

By Karen Pickell on LOST DAUGHTERS BLOG Patrick McMahon and I have a few things in common. We’ve both felt that tug toward a life not being lived, that rumble of discontent for which we struggled to locate a source. We’re both adopted. We both searched for and reunited with our birth families, in the […]

Taino Puerto Ricans came to North America before Columbus?

March 12, 2013 BY Richard Thornton Taino Indians from Puerto Rico lived at least as far north as the Smoky Mountains. ¿Como? ¿Puertorriqueños en América del Norte antes de que Cristóbal Colón? ¡Por seguro! Forensic geologists and Native American scholars are opening the flood gates of new knowledge about North America’s past.  What they are […]

Headlines, news

Human Trafficking Victims Face Greater Peril by Congressional Delays Huffington Post – ‎Jan 18, 2013‎ Women and girls trapped in brothels. Men forced to work long hours under harsh conditions for minimal or no pay, unable to leave due to huge debts and threats to their family. Teenagers forced to sell their bodies online by […]

30 million people are thought to be in bondage worldwide

Human  trafficking globalized Published: Dec. 4, 2012 at 1:36 PM         By  Maggie Lee, UPI.com ATLANTA, Dec. 4 (UPI) — The market for humans  for sex or forced labor is global say people who are calling for fixes on both  the supply and demand sides of the illicit trade. Law enforcement is only part of the […]