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Dozens of people were found to have been smuggled into the U.S. in a tractor trailer that was parked at this Walmart in San Antonio, Texas. Suzanne Cordeiro/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Mya Soe, 58, holds a photograph of his daughter Kyi Pyar Soe on the outskirts of Yangon, Myanmar, last year. He says he was told that his daughter was trafficked to China. Ye Aung Thu/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A new report highlights victims of human trafficking in the food industry, from farm workers to restaurant bus staff, cooks and wait staff. Some victims are exploited for both sex and labor. Juanmonino/Getty Images hide caption

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Ronny Marty, who's from the Dominican Republic, came to the U.S. with the promise of a job. He ended up living in a tiny apartment with three men, with most of his earnings going back to his employer. Ben de la Cruz/NPR hide caption

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A child gold miner in Watsa, northeastern Congo. 2004 Marcus Bleasdale hide caption

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Today's Slaves Often Work For Enterprises That Destroy The Environment

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Thai and Burmese fishing boat workers sit inside a cell at the compound of a fishing company in Benjina, Indonesia on Nov. 22, 2014. The imprisoned men were considered slaves who might run away. Dita Alangkara/AP hide caption

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Malaysia, Cuba Taken Off U.S. Human Trafficking Blacklist

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