This article, which has been sent by one of our readers, is from Carmi.
She shared with us her heartbreaking past and is asking us to help her face the present and future differently.
The 17-year-old, who now lives in Mandaluyong City, bravely admitted that she has become a victim of human trafficking.
Her decision to run away after fighting with her mother two years ago has led her to become a prostitute.
This has made her an angry and fearless person who could handle anything life throws at her.
Since the pimp who took her in has been incarcerated, she has escaped her previous profession.
She has reunited with her mother, who looked for her during the time she was gone.
However, her attitude toward life has hardened and she feels burdened on how to star life anew.
How can we help her rebuild her life now that she is free from her horrible past? Let us know in the comments of your advice for her!