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  • Today in the news: 79 child prostitutes rescued

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    "Once the child has been taken out of harm's way, then really the story just begins at that point. That's where the real work starts, where we have to call upon the community, various social welfare agencies, our own office of victim assistance has to work with each child on an individual basis to see what their requirements are. This is a very difficult task. These children are very damaged -- very harmed, and they need a great deal of help -- it's really taxing the social welfare agencies and it's something that, going forward, we need to pay particular attention to." - FBI Acting Executive Assistant Director Kevin Perkins, talking about a countrywide sweep that rescued 79 underage prostitutes. Operation Cross Country 6 also resulted in the arrest of 104 accused pimps, officials said.
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