Beatings, Isolation and Fear: The Life of a Slave in the U.S.

Chumbow, now 21 and pursuing the American dream that was once unreachable, has a simple yet powerful message for others in these situations.

"Don't give up. Just think positive and keep your head up and it's hard and you feel lonely and empty like nobody cares but there is people that care," Chumbow said.

Pierre Thomas' Series, "Slavery in America: Living in the Shadows" continues Tuesday on "World News With Charles Gibson" and ABCNEWS.com.

To learn more about slavery in America, go to Break the Chain Campaign or the Freedom Network.

You can also learn more from the Department of Health and Human Services' Rescue & Restore Victims of Human Trafficking public awareness campaign.

If you have information about human trafficking in the United States, please contact the the Department of Health and Human Services' National Human Trafficking Resource Center or call this toll free number: 1-888-3737-888.

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