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The 15th anniversary of 9/11

9/11 | A look back at WORLD Magazine’s coverage of the ‘day that will live in reruns’
by Bob Jones
Posted 9/10/16, 11:21 am

 

Editor’s note: This article originally appeared in the Sept. 22, 2001, issue of WORLD Magazine and is republished here as part of our Saturday Series.

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The global shame of sex trafficking

Trafficking | In 2002, WORLD reported on the millions of women and girls sold into sexual slavery worldwide each year and asked why the U.S. State Department wasn’t doing more to end their nightmare
by Bob Jones
Posted 8/08/15, 12:20 pm

Editor’s note: This article originally appeared in the June 15, 2002, issue of WORLD Magazine and is republished here as part of our Saturday Series.

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Booting big government

| What do you do with a massive, inefficient foster-care system that reports thousands of children killed, abused, or simply "lost" while under the state's care?
by Bob Jones
Posted 3/05/05, 12:00 am

The brightly painted halls of SafePlace are mostly quiet on a Wednesday afternoon, except for the squeals of delight coming from the playroom. There, two little boys are sitting in bean-bag chairs racing motorcycles across the desert in a rich video game.

Surrounded by stuffed animals and cartoon posters, the boys seem happy and carefree. Judging from their smiles, you'd never know they are about to become a statistic: two more kids entering the child welfare system in Broward County, Fla.-two out of 1,000, if this year is like most.

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