ST. LOUIS – Victims of human trafficking are suffering in silence on streets across the country and world.

If you think it sounds like something that couldn't possibly happen in St. Louis, think again. Sex trafficking victims are suffering right here in St. Louis. In fact, some call St. Louis a sex trafficking hub.

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month, so we asked Amanda Colegrove with Rescue and Restore to come in and shed more light on this disturbing issue.

Click the video player above to hear what she had to say.

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