By Phylicia Ashley| February 16, 2019 at 3:32 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Saturday, an informative event on human trafficking in Louisville brought awareness to an issue too many people in our community can relate to.

Human trafficking doesn’t have one face attached to it. Survivors came together to speak up and help the community learn how they can protect their family, friends and strangers.

Summer Dickerson and Jeannette Westbrook are now human trafficking survivors.

“I’ve been buried alive,” Dickerson said. “I’ve been sold and beat.”

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