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ALONZO MOURNING SHOWS SUPPORT FOR OPERATION UNDERGROUND RAILROAD TO COMBAT CHILD SEX TRAFFICKING TRADE IN MIAMI

ALONZO-MOURNING1ALONZO MOURNING SHOWS SUPPORT FOR OPERATION UNDERGROUND RAILROAD TO COMBAT CHILD SEX TRAFFICKING TRADE IN MIAMI — Miami Heat great Alonzo Mourning attended the Operation Underground Railroad (OUR) event at the Fairchild Tropical Garden in Coral Gables to support the charity’s work to combat child sexual trafficking and trade in the U.S. and Latin America. Showing support for the program, run by former Homeland Security officer Tim Ballard, was Utah Attorney General Jose Reyes, who is an advocate of the international Megan’s Law and supports the Justice For Victims of Human Trafficking Act which recently passed the House and the Senate. Also in attendance at the gala fundraising dinner was a father of a victim of the trafficking trade, a four-year old boy taken from church in their native Haiti last year.  The organization rescued over 50 children during simultaneous raids last year in Colombia and plans to set up a branch in Florida with involvement by pro golfer James Field, Jr.  To learn more visit https://ourrescue.org/. OUR is the subject of an upcoming film and series The Abolitionists from Schindlers List producer Gerald Molen.

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