Theresa’s story begins when she was a 15 year-old, blond-haired, blue eye girl living in an upper-middle class suburb of Detroit. There was not a lot of crime in her neighborhood, a safe haven to grow up in, or so she thought. She had a mom and a dad, family, and friends. Everything seemed normal—until predators targeted her.
When Theresa was in high school she was target by a group of men, some of whom she attended high school with. They would pay her compliments and show her positive affection, all in an effort to build her trust in them. After six months of this behavior, one of the guys asked Theresa if she wanted a ride home. “I jumped at the chance because by then I had a crush on him, and I thought everything would be fine. But he didn’t take me home.” Instead he took…
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