Like Weekes, Green also grew up in a difficult neighborhood. In his case, it was Collier City in Pompano Beach. Her mother couldn't read or write, she said in her compelling candidate questionnaire, which we invite you to read online. At 13, she was sold for drugs, which means she knows something about human trafficking. Of the 15 children in her family, she was the only one to graduate from college. A high school guidance counselor helped her see a better future.