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.
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?
Posted: 10/26/2012 - Bryan/College Station based non-profit Mercy Project just returned to Texas after having successfully rescued 24 trafficked children from a small fishing village in Ghana, Africa.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.