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Slavery? In 2015? Yes!

Slavery conjures up a time past.    Chains....people suffering.     It is shocking to think, as this piece from the New York Times details, that slavery still exists today - only in a different, but no less horrifying.

"When readers hear about “modern slavery” in America or abroad, they may roll their eyes and assume that’s an exaggeration. Slavery? Really? Modern slavery?

If you’re one of the doubters, then listen to Poonam Thapa, a teenage girl I met here in Nepal, where she is putting her life back together after being sold to a brothel.

And if you think, as Amnesty International suggested recently, that the solution is to decriminalize the commercial sex trade around the world, then pay special heed."


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Credited to Mike Luckovich