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Participants—pictured with Sen. Kaine—met with more than 210 congressional offices to build support for strong U.S. policies to combat trafficking and slavery at home and abroad.

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Urging Congress to Help End Slavery

Area resident joins anti-trafficking advocates in visit to congressional offices.

Fairfax County resident, Dawn Turton—who lives in Springfield, works in McLean, and goes to church in Alexandria—returned home late Tuesday evening, June 11, from Washington D.C. after visiting the offices of congressman Moran, Senator Warner and Senator Kaine. Turton was among 250 individuals from 40 states who took part in a day of advocacy organized by human rights agency International Justice Mission (IJM). Participants met with more than 210 congressional offices to build support for strong U.S. policies to combat trafficking and slavery at home and abroad.

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