Prostitution In Patricia Mccormick's Sold

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The pain people go through to have a perfect life is unthinkable; however, in a countries like India and Nepal, having a decent lifestyle is merely impossible. From beatings to pleading for life, India is considered to be the fourth most dangerous places for women to live. In fact, after sixty-seven years of independence, fifty percent of India is in poverty causing families to sell their daughters off to prostitution. In the novel Sold by Patricia McCormick, narrated by Lakshmi (thirteen year old girl) told her story about being tricked into prostitution. Wanting to escape, Lakshmi couldn't, knowing the fact that she was going to save her family from poverty (false statement). Many of these situations happens in India and many other countries.
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