By Annie Lobert
Annie Lobert was once no longer so diversified from most ladies, becoming up in a small city and experiencing universal struggles with associates, institution, and boys. yet her domestic used to be jam-packed with turmoil, and at 9 years outdated she used to be sexually abused by way of an older lady and as used to be assaulted a variety of occasions through boys who stated they enjoyed her simply to get what they sought after. Feeling unloved, used, and abused, she struggled to discover self-worth.
Lured by way of the almighty buck, and with a skewed fairytale view of affection, she was once drawn towards the seductive whispers and open hands of the intercourse undefined. Greed fed on her, the money a simple treatment to numb her brokenness, so she begun a brand new lifestyles with a brand new name--Fallen. Settling lower than the lighting fixtures of glamorous Las Vegas, she turned probably the most sought-after high-class escorts, fielding calls from celebrities, musicians, politicians, and different males with never-ending provides of cash.
But the lighting weren't that brilliant. All that glitters isn't gold. And it wasn't lengthy prior to the dream of having all she ever sought after grew to become the nightmare that plunged her into the darkest time of her life.
In Fallen, Lobert writes approximately her sixteen-year trip being owned through a violent pimp who took each buck and beat her a number of occasions inside inches of her lifestyles. After greater than a decade and a 1/2 numerous arrests, rapes, life-threatening calls, and utter loneliness, the liberty she had as soon as sought turned her felony. Then after being clinically determined with and handled for melanoma, Annie finally stumbled on herself at death's door from a drug overdose. That's while she ultimately surrendered to the affection of a beckoning Savior.
Through Lobert's harrowing account within the clutches of the intercourse trafficking and the spectacular deliverance she skilled within the hands of Jesus, readers should be inspired figuring out this: regardless of how some distance you've got fallen, God loves you and desires to save lots of you from the depths of any ache, trauma, habit, or abuse. And He longs to provide you a brand new existence. this present day, Annie is redeemed. Healed. loose. And rescuing different sufferers via her association Hookers for Jesus.
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