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Vancouver and Portland metro area have a big problem: child sex trafficking. In fact, the Portland metro area ranks as one of the 10 most dangerous locations for children enslaved in the sex trade in the United States.

Dr. Cyndi Romine, founder of the non-profit organization Called to Rescue, is fighting back. The Vancouver non-profit works with law enforcement in Portland, Vancouver, and has a presence in the Philippines, Guatemala, Mexico and Burma. In this interview, Romine shares startling statistics and offers advice for parents to safeguard their children from this growing epidemic.