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Faces of Human Trafficking: News 2 Special

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - There have been more than 2,000 calls to Tennessee’s Human Trafficking Hotline since 2007. 

In the United States, on average, every two minutes, a child is bought or sold for sex. The average age of a child sold for sex is 13. Human Trafficking is the second-fastest growing criminal industry, just behind drug trafficking.

News 2 reports on The Faces of Human Trafficking in this 30-minute news special. 

Hear from survivors, activists and law enforcement about how they're handling the growing concerns, including the abuse of children.

One victim, who was trafficked when she was younger than 10-years-old, shares her story with Eric Egan.

Suspect someone may be a victim of human trafficking? Call the Tennessee Human Trafficking Hotline at 1-855-55-TNHTH

Stories featured include:

Human trafficking is rapidly growing crime across Tennessee

Expert details trauma sex trafficking victims experience

Undercover detective recounts horrors of sex trafficking

Sex slave survivor travels thousands of miles, escapes captivity in Nashville

TBI takes proactive approach to fight sex trafficking

Sex trafficking victim estimates she's been raped 43,000 times

Tennessee's only safe house for child sex slaves helps you victims recover


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