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Sands of Silence: Waves of Courage

Season 4 Episode 4 | 54m 57s  | Video has closed captioning.

A 15-year quest to expose the underworld of sexual exploitation and trafficking leads reporter Chelo Alvarez-Stehle to the windswept beach where her childhood ended, and family secrets began. As she documents the transformation of a sex-trafficking survivor, Chelo undertakes a parallel journey of healing and introspection, and sets out to shatter the silence about sexual abuse in her own life.

Aired: 09/27/20

Expires: 08/31/25

Rating: TV-PG

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