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PGA Pros Raise Awareness Against Slavery

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    February 27, 2016
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PGA pros help raise awareness of human slavery on Thursday at the Honda Classic by marking red Xs on their hands during Shine a Light on Slavery Day…

It is hard to imagine that today slavery runs rampant around the globe, including in the US.  But it is a fact, indeed.  A campaign aimed at raising awareness of the crime was taken up by a few PGA Tour pros.  At the Honda Classic, they marked Xs on the hands to draw attention in a public way during Shine a Light on Slavery Day.  The initiative was organized by The End It Movement.  It is estimated that there are currently 27 million slaves worldwide, so the organizers looked for various celebrities and athletes to step up to the plate to help shine a spotlight on this issue.   Dustin Johnson, Stewart Cink and Justin Rose and others participated in the red X campaign.

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