Michelle Grunder, a mother of six who overcame sex-trafficking and addiction, recently was honored with a Transforming Lives Award from the Washington State Association of College Trustees. The Edmonds Community College student said she shares her story to reach girls and women before “the gangs try to traffic and profit off of them.” (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Michelle Grunder, a mother of six who overcame sex-trafficking and addiction, recently was honored with a Transforming Lives Award from the Washington State Association of College Trustees. The Edmonds Community College student said she shares her story to reach girls and women before “the gangs try to traffic and profit off of them.” (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Survivor of sex trade wants to use ‘my truth’ to reach others

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