Jim Carol and son Taylor (Photo Courtesy of the Carol Family)

The Kindness of Strangers is the Real Game Changer

About five years ago, Jim Carol’s son, Taylor, was diagnosed with two types of rare pediatric cancers at the tender age of 11. “He was diagnosed as terminal, and there…

07.30.2010

Hello Rewind and Modern-Day Slavery

The year is AD 2010. Today, we can proudly say that we’ve eradicated smallpox, the disease responsible for the death of half a billion people in the last century. Computerized voices notify us when to make a left turn in cars and on roads that were non-existent when our forefathers signed the Constitution. Our phones are half the size of the ones we used a decade age. By many accounts, the world is saner, more civilized, more advanced than it has ever been. Yet, more people are forced into slavery today than at any point in human history. Trafficking of humans is the fastest growing criminal industry in the world and, after drug trafficking, the second largest.