Trigger Warning: During this conversation we discuss sex trafficking, self-harm, and suicide ideation. Listener discretion is advised.
Elizabeth grew up in a wealthy neighborhood with a seemingly normal and loving family. But unbeknownst to her friends, teachers, and even eventually her husband, Elizabeth was a victim of familial trafficking from age 4 to 23, when she was able to escape and focus on her own family. Now, Elizabeth is the founder of Hero Bands, a company that creates handmade leather wristbands with motivational words on them to encourage the wearer.
You can find Elizabeth and her work with Hero Bands at herobands.com or on Instagram at @hero_bands.
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