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Taking a closer look at human trafficking in the Finger Lakes

Human trafficking is not a crime that happens only in large metropolitan areas or foreign countries. It’s becoming more common in suburban and rural areas, including the Finger Lakes region.

“It’s real, and it’s here,” said Ragan Stevens, a nurse at UR Medicine Thompson Health.

Stevens and fellow nurse Cristine Crawford are providing mandatory training for Thompson staff when it comes to treating victims of human trafficking.

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