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Group gathers to remember victims of human trafficking

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Major events like the Kentucky Derby create a haven for criminals looking to make money through human trafficking.

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Tuesday a group of Catholic women came together to pray for victims of human trafficking in Jefferson Square Park.

In 2013 victims' advocates placed bars of soap with a hotline for victims in local hotels. This year they said they plan to do that same thing using a lip balm that has the same hotline number with the message, "there is hope" printed on the label.

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