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About the NHTRC

The following are inspiring stories of individuals who have reached out to the National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC) hotline for help, and the advocates, agents, and members of the community who have worked tirelessly to ensure that the needs of victims and survivors are met. Names, locations, and other identifying information have been changed and/or omitted to preserve the confidentiality and anonymity of the people we serve. Read our confidentiality policy here.

Sex Trafficking Story | Hotel/Motel

Luis, a runaway and homeless youth outreach worker, learned about a situation involving several young women who were being commercially sexually exploited.

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Sex Trafficking Story | Truck Stop

National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC)

Larry was a truck driver who stopped for the night at a busy truck stop.

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Labor Trafficking Story | Agriculture

When Daniel first called the NHTRC, he was in a very remote area, a long way from his native home, and did not know his address. Daniel explained that he had come to the U.S.

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Labor Trafficking Story | Domestic Work

Dorothy came to the U.S. from South America to work as a nanny for a wealthy family. After working for a few months, Dorothy called the hotline to talk about her employers.

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