Manasseh Project http://michiganradio.org en Shelter for sexually trafficked girls launched in Grand Rapids http://michiganradio.org/post/shelter-sexually-trafficked-girls-launched-grand-rapids <p></p><p align="LEFT">A group that opened the state's first shelter for underage victims of sex trafficking says there's a need for more such shelters.</p><p align="LEFT">Andy Soper is with the Manasseh Project, which opened the 12-bed shelter six months ago.</p><p align="LEFT">"We're seeing the growth in the young women getting back up to their grade level in school, working diligently on their therapy and their recovery process, getting jobs, so we're seeing progress and it's wonderful to see,"&nbsp;Soper told Michigan Radio.</p> Thu, 16 May 2013 21:36:35 +0000 Tracy Samilton 12615 at http://michiganradio.org