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Sex slavery activist Somaly Mam quits foundation after book probe
Sex slavery activist Somaly Mam quits foundation after book probe

In her memoir "The Road of Lost Innocence," Somaly Mam wrote of being sold into sex slavery, then eventually making her way to freedom and working to make sure other girls escaped that fate. But now new questions about her past have prompted the author and activist against sex trafficking to resign from her own foundation, the Associated Press reported. Mam's story was dramatic, tragic and triumphant. She said she was a Cambodian orphan taken in by an abusive older man who sold off her virginity. She also claimed she was forced to marry a violent soldier and later was sold into a brothel in Phnom Penh, becoming a prostitute subject to physical torture. Her tale was...

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