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‘Horrified’ By Human Trafficking, ‘Angel’ In Houston Runs Special Coffee Shop To Raise Awareness


When Kellie Thomas brings her 10 and 12-year-old daughters to A 2nd Cup, a coffee shop in Houston’s Heights neighborhood, she always orders the butterfly tea.

“It’s a gorgeous bluish-purplish color,” says Thomas.

The non-profit coffee shop’s walls are covered in information about human trafficking and a calendar of upcoming anti-trafficking events.

“It makes me feel empowered — it makes me feel like other people care,” says Thomas, 36, who says that when she was 15, she was a victim of human trafficking in Los Angeles.

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