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Child trafficking march takes place in downtown Bakersfield

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Child trafficking march takes place in downtown Bakersfield
Child trafficking march takes place in downtown Bakersfield

YES RIGHT BEHIND ME IS THE MARCHTO AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING ANDCHILD TRAFFICKING THAT THISGROUP OF OVER 50 PEOPLEHAVE BEEN MARCHING AROUNDDOWNTOWN AND TODAY I WAS ABLE TOSPEAK WITH THE ORGANIZER ANDSEVERALATTENDEES SHARE WITH ME WHYTHEY'RE HERE TODAY(NAT POP)MORE THAN 50 PEOPLE TOOK THESTREETS OF DOWNTOWNBAKERSFIELD ON SATURDAY RIGHTAFTER SIX.

TO MARCH AND BRINGAWARENESS TO CHILD TRAFFICKINGABUSE IN THEWORLD AND RIGHT HERE INBAKERSFIELD.

A SEA OF SIGNSREADING SAVE OUR CHILDREN.ANDSTOP HUMANTRAFFICKING WERE SEEN THROUGHTHE CROWD.YOU SEE SOMETHING SAY SOMETHINGDON'TBE AFRAIFD PERPETRATORS LIKE TOPLAY LIKE THEY'RE TOUGH GUYS,YOU'RENOT A TOUGH GUY IF YOU TOUCH ACHILD.

SO, I'M TALKING TO YOU IFYOU'RE APERPETRATOR.

WE'RE COMING FORYOU.

WE'RE TIRED OF YOU TOUCHINGANDHURTING OUR CHILDRENAT THE HEART FO THE CAUSE IS ANDONE OF THE ORGANIZERS OFMARCH IS DOUG BENDETT, FOUNDEROF MAGELEN ANDHOPE..

WHICH IS A LOCAL NON-PROFIT THAT HELPSINDIVIDUALS SAVES WOMEN FROMHUMAN TRAFFICKING,SHELTERS THEM, AND REINTEGRATESTHEM BACK INTOSOCIETY, IS HELPING TO HOST THEEVENT- BENDETT SAYSWITNESSINGG THE TRAUMA OFTRAFFICKING IS WHY HE'SMARCHING..WE SEE MINORS EVER SO OFTEN..THEONETHAT REALLY STICKS OUT TO ME ISABOUT THREE YEARS AGO WE PULLEDUP TO A GIRL, IBLOCKED OUT THE UNION.

TWO GIRLSON THE CORNER WAS ABOUT 30 YEARSOLD,AND THE ONE SHE WAS TRAINING,HAD TO BE NO MORE THAN 11 YEARSOLD.

SHE SAIDHER BABY TEETH ARE A MOUNTAINAND SHE'S SCARED TO DEATH.

ANDTHAT JUSTCRUSHED ME.BENNETT IS NOT THE ONLY ONEAMONG THE CROWD THAT HASWITNESSED THE PAIN AND SORROW OFHUMAN TRAFFICKING..

SEVERALATTENDEES SHARE THAT THEIR LOVEDONESWERE VICTIMS OF TRAFFICKING ANDCHILD ABUSE..SOT: CONSUELO VILLAFUERTEI ACTUALLY WENT TO INDIVIDUALSTHATWERE PART OF THE TRAFFICKING,HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND THE DAMAGETHAT IS LEFTON THEM.

IT'S GREATLY EIGHTSCARS ON HER LIFE, AND SOME OFTHEM ARE VERYSCARED TO SPEAK UP ABOUT IT.MOST OF THEM YOU KNOW HAVE TODEAL WITH THE




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