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Teen suicide spurs war on child prostitution

<p>Nykita Hurt hugs her grandson Nicholas, whose mother Brandi became a child prostitute at the age of 14, at a home in Ellenwood, Georgia November 15, 2007. REUTERS/Tami Chappell</p>

Nykita Hurt hugs her grandson Nicholas, whose mother Brandi became a child prostitute at the age of 14, at a home in Ellenwood, Georgia November 15, 2007. REUTERS/Tami Chappell

Nykita Hurt hugs her grandson Nicholas, whose mother Brandi became a child prostitute at the age of 14, at a home in Ellenwood, Georgia November 15, 2007. REUTERS/Tami Chappell

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<p>Nykita Hurt holds her favourite photo of her daughter Brandi (at the age of three) who became a child prostitute at the age of 14, at a home in Ellenwood, Georgia November 15, 2007. REUTERS/Tami Chappell</p>

Nykita Hurt holds her favourite photo of her daughter Brandi (at the age of three) who became a child prostitute at the age of 14, at a home in Ellenwood, Georgia November 15, 2007. REUTERS/Tami Chappell

Nykita Hurt holds her favourite photo of her daughter Brandi (at the age of three) who became a child prostitute at the age of 14, at a home in Ellenwood, Georgia November 15, 2007. REUTERS/Tami Chappell

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<p>Nykita Hurt looks through the remaining photos of her daughter Brandi who became a child prostitute at the age of 14, at a home in Ellenwood, Georgia November 15, 2007. REUTERS/Tami Chappell</p>

Nykita Hurt looks through the remaining photos of her daughter Brandi who became a child prostitute at the age of 14, at a home in Ellenwood, Georgia November 15, 2007. REUTERS/Tami Chappell

Nykita Hurt looks through the remaining photos of her daughter Brandi who became a child prostitute at the age of 14, at a home in Ellenwood, Georgia November 15, 2007. REUTERS/Tami Chappell

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<p>Nykita Hurt answers emails at a computer at a home, next to brochure of her support group for parents of child prostitutes, in Ellenwood, Georgia November 15, 2007. REUTERS/Tami Chappell</p>

Nykita Hurt answers emails at a computer at a home, next to brochure of her support group for parents of child prostitutes, in Ellenwood, Georgia November 15, 2007. REUTERS/Tami Chappell

Nykita Hurt answers emails at a computer at a home, next to brochure of her support group for parents of child prostitutes, in Ellenwood, Georgia November 15, 2007. REUTERS/Tami Chappell

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<p>Nykita Hurt talks with her grandson Nicholas, whose mother Brandi became a child prostitute at the age of 14, at a home in Ellenwood, Georgia November 15, 2007. REUTERS/Tami Chappell</p>

Nykita Hurt talks with her grandson Nicholas, whose mother Brandi became a child prostitute at the age of 14, at a home in Ellenwood, Georgia November 15, 2007. REUTERS/Tami Chappell

Nykita Hurt talks with her grandson Nicholas, whose mother Brandi became a child prostitute at the age of 14, at a home in Ellenwood, Georgia November 15, 2007. REUTERS/Tami Chappell

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