“‘These are not children that are in some faraway land,” said Donald Washington, director of the U.S. Marshals Service. ‘They are America’s children and they are kids that we need to go and find.’ During a recent two-week operation in metro Atlanta and Macon, investigators did just that. A collaborative effort involving federal, state and local law enforcement officials resulted in the recovery of 39 missing children, including 15 who authorities said were trafficked for sex.” 15 sex trafficking victims among 39 missing children recovered in Georgia.