Salwa Mahmoud, 53, the mother of Shyima Hall, is shown in her home on Sept. 24, 2008, in Alexandria, Egypt. Shyima was 9 when she started working as a servant for an Egyptian family and was later taken by the same family to California where she endured 20 hour workdays inside their posh home.
Salwa Mahmoud, 53, the mother of Shyima Hall, is shown in her home on Sept. 24, 2008, in Alexandria, Egypt. Shyima was 9 when she started working as a servant for an Egyptian family and was later taken by the same family to California where she endured 20 hour workdays inside their posh home. Amr Nabil AP file
Salwa Mahmoud, 53, the mother of Shyima Hall, is shown in her home on Sept. 24, 2008, in Alexandria, Egypt. Shyima was 9 when she started working as a servant for an Egyptian family and was later taken by the same family to California where she endured 20 hour workdays inside their posh home. Amr Nabil AP file

A slave next door: living in bondage in California

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