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Non-profit Saved in America rescues runaways from sex trafficking


Last updated 7/31/2017 at Noon

Joseph Travers runs Saved in America, a non-profit that rescues children from sex trafficking.

"If you're a runaway girl, you're in extreme danger right away. Instantly."

Those are the words of Joseph Travers, founder of Saved in America, a non-profit launched in Oceanside that rescues children from the brutal and ugly world of sex trafficking.

"The key (to rescuing potential victims) is the first 48 hours," said Travers, citing a study ("The Nature and Extent of Gang Involvement in Sex Trafficking in San Diego County") authored by Ami Carpenter, PhD, University of San Diego, and Jamie Gates, PhD, Pt. Loma Nazarene University, and submitted to the U.S. Department of Justice in 2016...

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