Group works to reach out to victims of human trafficking in Chicago

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Victims of human trafficking and prostitution often get stuck in a downward spiral of sexual exploitation, drug use and violence. And believe it or not, it’s happening in our own back yards.

But one  woman, who lived as a prostitute for more than two decades, is bringing attention to the problem.

A WGN camera crew took a ride with Brenda Myers-Powell and her Dreamcatcher Foundation as they reached out to the victims of this dangerous life.

Since we interviewed Myers-Powell for this story, the Dreamcatcher Foundation has helped five women enter rehab.

If you’d like to learn more about the Dreamcatchers log on: http://thedreamcatcherfoundation.org/