Special Reports

December 15, 2009 10:15 PM

Hostage House, Part 4: Armed men, just outside the door

It’s 6:30 a.m. at the two-story drop house in Southern California, and men with guns are quietly circling outside. The middle-aged woman from Central America — who came here looking for a better life but was enslaved in a human trafficking ring — is in the kitchen making coffee for her pregnant niece.

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