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Hearing the truth about sex trafficking

Don’t thank Hollywood for “Sound of Freedom.”

The movie, about a former Homeland Security agent who goes to Colombia and rescues more than 50 kids from child sex traffickers, is an action-thriller – a drama.

But it is based closely on the true story of Tim Ballard and his personal fight against one of the planet’s most evil and profitable criminal activities – human sex trafficking.

“Sound of Free...