Katharine Bushnell was a reforming whirlwind who left the mission field to campaign for temperance and against the sex trade.
A man buys a lottery ticket at a small store in Cambodia. Ten years ago, he could have bought a human being there.
I arrived at the Bangkok airport at midnight, made my way through customs, and was greeted by an airport information agent who helped me arrange transportation to my hotel. I was astonished when he asked me if I'd be interested in “the company of some ladies” during my stay. I was groggy from traveling and unsure of what I’d heard, so I asked him to repeat himself. Yes, I'd heard him right the first time—he was offering to arrange “something nice” for me.