Christina O'Connor was from a happy and loving home and her parents believed she was safe from sexual grooming.
But aged 13, Christina was lured into a grooming gang where she was horrifically abused. She was beaten and raped, almost on a daily basis. She was later imprisoned and alienated from everyone who loved her.
This is the story of her survival and her fight for justice.
Christina says: "I can't change what's happened. But I can speak out to try and make sure that my daughter - and all daughters - grow up knowing all about grooming. We have to talk about it and educate our children, in order to rid society of this evil.
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Christina O'Connor is 31 years old and lives in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, with her partner Gareth.
A former hospitality worker, Christina was so moved by the nursing care her late father received as he battled cancer, she is now training as a carer.
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