South Carolina nonprofit helps stop human trafficking in the Dominican Republic

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FIELD OPENED LAST WEEK ARE BEING EXAMINED TO SEE IF THERE IS ANY WATER THERE AND REMOVAL OF DEBRIS FROM THE FIRE

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THIS IS ALSO STATE PROPERTY SO THE FIRE DEPARTMENT SAID SLED WILL COME IN AND WORK ON THE INVESTIGATION ALONG WITH CLEMSON FIRE DEPARTMENT

>>> HUMAN TRAFFICKING IS CONSIDERED THE FASTEST GROWING CRIME IN THE WORLD WHILE IT CONTINUES TO GROW AS A MAJOR PROBLEM RIGHT HERE IN THE UPSTATE THERE IS A LOCAL NONPROFIT THAT IS FLYING OVERSEAS TO TRY TO STOP IT BEFORE MEN AND WOMEN ARE BROUGHT OVER AND TRAFFIC HERE IN THE UNITED STATES KRISTEN GLAVIN IS JOINING US LIVE TO EXPLAIN >>> AMY, THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC IS A HOTBED FOR HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND HAS BEEN FOR YEARS BUT IT WASN'T UNTIL ONE UPSTATE MAN WENT THERE AND SAW THE ISSUE WITH HIS OWN EYES THAT HE DECIDED HE NEEDED TO DO SOMETHING >> THAT WAS MY FIRST EXPERIENCE OF SEEING WHAT HUMAN TRAFFICKING LOOKS LIKE IN THE THIRD WORLD

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>> Reporter: PERSUADED BY A FRIEND TO VISIT THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC JACKIE'S AND SAID HE SAW SOMETHING THAT COULD NOT BE UNSEEN >> I SAW YOUNG GIRLS 10, 11, 12 YEARS OLD WHO HAVE BEEN MADE UP AND ARE OUT ON THE STREETS IN THE PROPERTIES TRICK AND NATION WERE CHILDREN ARE OFTEN TAUGHT TO SELL THEMSELVES FOR MONEY, HUMAN TRAFFICKING IS A THRIVING INDUSTRY >> I GOT ON THE PLANE AND SAID CAN I GO HOME DOING NOTHING IS NOT AN OPTION >> Reporter: HE IS THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE CROSSOVER CUPS MISSION THAT HELPS CHILDREN BEFORE THEY ARE PICKED UP BY TRAFFICKERS

VOLUNTEERS TEACH CHILDREN ENGLISH AND OTHER TRAITS LIKE MAKING AND SEWING SO THEY HAVE A HEALTHY SOURCE OF INCOME >> YOU CAN TELL THEY WERE BEING PAMPERED YOU COULD TELL THAT THEY WERE ON DISPLAY >> Reporter: ABBY SCHOOL FROM GREENVILLE HAS BEEN TWICE SHE SAYS SHE WAS TRAINED BY SWITCH, AND UPSET ORGANIZATION THAT HELPS VICTIMS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND BROUGHT WHAT SHE LEARNED TO THE STREETS

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>> THERE WERE TWO GIRLS IN COLLEGE RIGHT NOW THAT MOST LIKELY WOULD NOT HAVE BEEN IF WE DIDN'T HAVE A PRESENCE THERE >> Reporter: EASON SAID THEY HAVE HUNDREDS OF CHILDREN IN THE PROGRAM AND WHILE THE WORK IS OVER 1000 MILES AWAY HE BELIEVES IT IS STILL HELPING THE UPSTATE >> THAT TRADE ROUTE IF YOU WILL COMES AROUND THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC RIGHT UP THROUGH MIAMI, ATLANTA, GREENVILLE IF WE CAN KEEP THE SKIDS FROM BEING PICKED UP AND ROUTED THROUGH AMERICA THEN MAYBE WE ARE HELPING THEM IN BOTH PLACES AT THE SAME TIME

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