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The U.S. Fund for Unicef today announced that actress Angie Harmon will be the newest Unicef Ambassador. Harmon will use her talent and recognition to fundraise, educate and advocate on behalf of the world’s most vulnerable children. In her first role as Unicef Ambassador, Harmon will appear in Public Service Announcements to raise awareness about the issue of child trafficking, an inhumane and exploitative practice, and urge Americans to help end it. An estimated 5.5 million children are victims of trafficking, an illegal enterprise that generates billions of dollars in yearly profits. Human trafficking cases have been reported in every state in the United States. Part of the U.S. Fund for Unicef’s End Trafficking project, the 15, 30, and 60-second PSAs will air in January during Human Trafficking Awareness Month and appear online at http://bit.ly/HarmonTraffickingPSA. “After learning the horrifying practice of child trafficking both in the United States and abroad, »

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