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By Don Ogle
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

'I am Jane Doe' Hits Audience Hard

 

October 17, 2018

Don Ogle

Nebraska State Troopers and members of CASA (right) spoke to patrons at Sidney's Fox Theatre last week before the playing of 'I am Jame Doe,' a powerful film on human trafficking. More than 100 people turned out for the film, shown for free and sponsored by CASA.

When the lights came up, there was no applause. No chatter or bantering or laughter. Just a poinient silence as viewers absorbed what they had just seen.

"I am Jane Doe," a story about the human trafficking trade, pulled no punches as it told the story of primarily two teenagers swept into a world where they were used as commodities – forced to do the bidding of those who had drawn them into that world.

"It's all about control," said Cheyenne County Chief Deputy Fred Wiedeburg prior to the movie's showing. He and other law enforcement personnel were on hand to explain how traffickers take...



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