Talk about a headline that grabs your attention.
"Modern Day Slavery-Human Trafficking is on the Rise in Jefferson County."
The story revolves around a drug trade that forces women to submit to indignities in exchange for heroin, a phenomenon that has surfaced even in the Presidential race whre in NH, it was a major issue.
Where does this subculture live in our area? Who are they ? The demographic who read a newspaper does not coincide with whoever is involved in trafficking.
To me the issue came into clearer focus when I talked with a funeral director and he told me about the changing cause of death numbers he sees.
So much of our subculture exists parallel to the lives of the rest of us.