Hamilton Spectator: Hamilton police helped her escape human trafficking. Now she’s rebuilding her life

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To mark World News Day on September 28, 2022, the World News Day campaign is sharing stories that have had a significant social impact. This particular story, which was shared by the Hamilton Spectator, was first published on April 2, 2022.

She was rescued in February 2020. Now the 22-year-old has an apartment, a job and is planning to go back to school. 

She remembers hearing shouts of “get down, get down” before her captors started running. 

She wondered if they were being robbed. Then she realized it was Hamilton police. She was being rescued. 

To read the full story on the Hamilton Spectator’s website, please click here