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Part V: Journey to Freedom - Rehabilitation & Reintegration

Updated: 11/02/2012 - All this week we've been telling you about a local organization that has journeyed around the world and back to save children from one of the most horrible injustices in the world: slavery. The Mercy Project's very first rescue was made possible by some of you watching tonight.

Thursday: The Future

Posted: 10/25/2012 - News 3's Nicole Morten provides a glimpse of what's expected for 24 children rescued from a fishing village in Ghana. Where are they now, who's watching out for their well being?

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Transformation

Posted: 10/30/2012 - The door bangs open and a flurry of color and giggling girls fill the space – eyes wide as they take in the room and choose their very own bunk beds.

Journey

Posted: 10/30/2012 - We arrive at the temporary overnight shelter the next morning to pick up the kids and begin the long drive south to the rehabilitation center.

Exodus

Posted: 10/30/2012 - I'm kneeling in the sand, and it's eerily quiet all around me. Final words have been exchanged with the villagers, and the children are ready.

Signing

Updated: 10/30/2012 - We follow the villagers into their little mud-brick church. They've clearly already discussed and organized a system, and the kids are sorted according to the list of trafficked children.

Moments

Updated: 10/30/2012 - July 2010 was my first trip to Ghana, my first glimpse at Lake Volta, the first time I laid eyes on the trafficked children there.

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