- Vednita Carter founded Breaking Free to support women who wish to escape prostitution
- She believes the women her nonprofit helps are victims of sex trafficking and not criminals
- Breaking Free provides food, clothing, housing, counseling, job skills training and more
- Do you know a hero? Nominations are open for 2014 CNN Heroes
St. Paul, Minnesota (CNN)As darkness falls, Joy Friedman hits the streets -- the same ones she used to troll for customers while working as a prostitute.