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Human Trafficking: 'The Slave Across The Street'

  Lawmakers in Michigan are beginning to zero in on the problem of human trafficking, which they say is the equivalent of modern-day slavery.

  In part, their awareness has grown because of books like, "The Slave Across The Street," written by Theresa Flores, who endured trafficking for two years in a Detroit suburb even as she went to school with her traffickers and lived with her unknowing family.
   Part of her compelling story and efforts by Michigan lawmakers can be viewed here.

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