The Sun – Child bride in my class

Sorry for the lack of updates recently. I have been really busy with work, and also serving down at the shelter for girls from troubled homes, and its twin shelter for trafficked kids. Here’s a little something about a recent experience:

I think I must have stood there awhile as my brain tried to grasp that this child was married. Of course, one reads about child brides in newspapers and of how some 50-year-old man married an eight-year-old girl.

These examples, although real, were never right before my eyes. Just a minute ago, she was playing dodge ball, the next minute, her identity changes in my mind from child to wife.

For more, click here. For the pdf download, here.

What are your thoughts on child brides? Have you met any underaged girls who are married?

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