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Speaker raises awareness of modern slavery occurring worldwide

27 million people globally are owned by others

Posted: Thursday, February 7, 2013 12:00 am

Although 27 million people around the world are enslaved by others who exploit them, an exploding global population and intolerant legal system are pushing slavery to the edges of society.

"It's standing on the brink of its own extinction, and if we give it a good, hard kick, we can actually get rid of it," Kevin Bales said Wednesday at Washington State University.

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