I was scared to death moving into my own apartment, with no support of a program. Fear and uncertainty are always in front of me.
Laurallee is supposed to be a success story of a former sex worker. She successfully completed a recovery program and worked for two years for that program after her graduation. Laurallee would not consider her story a success. She struggles to find affordable housing, jobs that will take a chance on someone with few traditional work skills, and is constantly aware of the stigma attached to her former work. Working on the streets was sometimes easier.
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