Yes, it does exist. Around the world, thousands upon thousands of individuals labor in actual slavery in order to give the western world its modern conveniences. More on that later. In the meantime, go to www.slaveryfootprint.org to find out your involvement in this issue. Take the quiz. It may shock you to find out how many modern day slaves it takes to make the things we enjoy in our everyday lives.
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