Former child bride says she’s scarred, pushes past it to help others like her

LONG ISLAND — Naila Amin moved to Long Island from Pakistan when she was 4-years-old.  When she was eight, she said her father promised her for marriage to a 21-year-old cousin in her native land.

“I went from collecting stickers to losing it all,” the now 27-year old Amin sobbed to PIX11.  “I lost my childhood.”

The first “I do’s” were handled by Amin's father when she was just 13, she said.  Amin wasn’t physically involved with her husband or even living with him at...

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