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May 12th, 2011
06:08 PM ET

Mutilated and Forced to Beg in Bangladesh

Sara Sidner's shocking report for the CNN Freedom Project introduced us to a young Bangladeshi boy who was approached by a local gang and ordered to beg on the street for profit.  When the child refused, the gang beat and mutilated him.  But, tragically, he's not alone.  As Sara learned, it's an all too common occurrence for street children in southeast Asia.   Michael talked with her about her reporting.

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