Chong Kim breaks the silence that has muzzled generations of cultural oppression and unties the invisible "gag" that has muted the voices of Asian-Americans for centuries. Broken Silence is the unbridled testimony of one person's account of cover-ups, racism, sexual abuse and human trafficking.
Reviewed in the United States on March 16, 2018
Her insight to the horrors of the sex trafficking trade was very much worth the read especially if you want perspective on who is most vulnerable and end up being victims. It’s raw and sometimes difficult to process what she endured, but I could not put the book down! She stirs such feelings of disgust towards those that profit from this huge business and the book opens your eyes to how big this problem is right here in the U.S.
"My healing is far from over, but it is a continuum. My family is a large part of that pattern of life. I have two beautiful children who have becoming amazing adults, now living their own lives."
Chapter 14, New Season. Page 222
It is amazing to me all that has been possible. I remember that my ambitions earlier in life involved being a singer, working in law enforcement, and finding justice for children by being a lawyer. That was my passion. Perhaps, I will never be a singer, but I can write a beautiful, thought-provoking poems. I also assist young talent in finding their potential by giving them opportunities they might not have had otherwise.
Chapter 14, New Season. Page 224