Posts by Dawn Schiller

human trafficking

When Love Wins: How Human Trafficking Survivor Elisia Lopez Reunited with Son Nahko Bear

A human trafficking survivor and her firstborn found each other and made peace with their painful past, inspiring the revolutionary music of Nahko Bear. After a ridiculous number of rings, she picks up. “Elisia,” I say, exasperated. “Sis! Are you ready to do this interview? “Hang on, Sis.” I just saw my client on the street and I gotta give him this lighter. Don’t ask.” She puts me on hold. Again. I do know not to ask.        …read more