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this is cnn, breaking news. from cnn world head quarters in atlanta, welcome to our viewers here in the united states and all around the world. i'm rosemary church. >> and we're following breaking news, the death of acting legend debbie reynolds. she was rushed to a los angeles hospital on wednesday. one day after the death of her own daughter, carrie fisher. >> reynolds was one of hollywood's biggest stars in the 50s and 60s. ♪ i'm laughing at clouds so dark up above ♪ ♪ the sun's in my heart and i'm ready for love ♪
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the stormy clouds chase everyone in the place ♪ >> cnn has more on debbie reynolds' death. >> we still don't know exactly what led to debbie reynolds death. let's walk you through what happened wednesday afternoon. we understand she was complaining of some breathing issues. that's when l.a. fire department responded to the family's beverly hills home. at that time we were told she was in fair to serious condition, and when we checked in with her son, he told us simply pray for her. but a few hours later things changed. we checked in with her son again, and here's the statement from him. he told us she spoke to me this morning and said she missed carrie. she's with carrie now. of course, all of this comes just a day after we reported carrie fisher's death. she was on her way to l.a. from london when she went into cardiac arrest, and she died tuesday morning which, of
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course, has really seen an outpour of support from fans now and family. debbie reynolds stepdaughter tweeting out some of the magic people have left the tribe for the moment. i am inconsolable. we've seen other hollywood celebrities tweeting and reaching out to the family. on the star, debbie reynolds star, we're starting to see flowers and candles of what i'm sure will be a growing memorial for the legend. >> thank you so much for that. and debbie reynolds once told larry king her career gave her the fun of life. >> she said that even when her majors failed, entertainment stood by her. stephan stephan stephanie e lum has more on her life. >> reporter: singer, dancer, actress. debbie reynolds was a hollywood triple threat, and america's sweet heart.
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her film career began at the age of 16 after being spotted in a beauty pageant. her star officially launched just a few years later after a spirited performance opposite gene kelley and donald o'connor on 1952's singing in the rain. >> they picked me and locked me in a big studio. i had five different teachers for different dance and i worked worked until i just would fall apart. ♪ tell me >> reporter: other notable roles including "tammy and the bachelor" which resulted in her number one song "tammy". her performance in the unsinkable molly brown got her an oscar nomination. at times her life off screen
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overshadowed her life on screen. she had two children. . in 1959 the major ended in divorce when fisher left reynolds to marry her close friend elizabeth taylor. reynolds was able to joke about the scandal years later. >> i was a girl scout. i really was a simple little girl, and that's what i was, and he fell madly in love with elizabeth. now i understand. so many years later, and it's in the past. >> reporter: her second and third majors also ended in divorce. each time causing reynolds' financial pain. however, she had quietly been collecting hollywood memorabilia over the years that would prove a wise investment. in 2011, reynolds sold marilyn monroe's white subway dress at action for $4.6 million. ♪ >> reporter: she also never quit performing. though she stepped away from
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film for much of her career, reynolds continued to entertain on broadway stages and in las vegas nightclubs. >> all i need -- >> reporter: in addition she had several tv roles over the year, playing liberakhi's mother. the screen actor's guild honored her with the lifetime achievement award. reynolds said she loved every minute she spent in show business in her 2013 autobiography. she credited the love she had for her friends and family for her personal and professional resiliency. >> i paid 20,000 bucks for this sucker. >> reporter: and it's that spark and sense of humor along with that talent that reynolds will be remembered for. >> i love you. good night, everybody. thank you. >> let's talk more about debbie reynolds. holen reed is with us in the
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studio. he's an incredible hollywood legend. we're not used to that. it's sort of a dying race, really, isn't it? but when you look at what she said in "singing in the rain". she was a singer, a dancer, a great entertainer. she was a film historian as we saw. talk to us about her legacy. what she leaves behind. >> you mentioned "singing in the rain". i think that's the first thing everyone goes to. it's an iconic role at 19 years old with no experience as a dancer. she put her mark. that's when she laid down the foundation of her career and then moving onto getting a nomination for the -- an oscar for "the unsinkable molly brown". they said you haven't won anything, we're going to give this to you because you deserve it. she has a fan toic career. she loved every second of her career. she loved being on stage and hollywood and the whole aspect
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of fame and performance. and she embraced it ironically didn't necessarily pass that gene onto her daughter, but she owned her career. and then iconic women in two different genres that golden age and then that sci fi age modern age, it's just terrible news. >> it's interesting. >> go ahead. >> it's interesting you mentioned in the break that she was trying to convince her granddaughter not to go into entertainment. >> her granddaughter who is now on screen queens and is successful in her own right, sat down on a nightly show not too long ago and expressed how debbie reynolds sat with her and said, you know, let me read some things out of my journal to convince you not to go into hollywood, that your eyelashes will be pulled out. she said everything was in
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second person, very 50s actor voice. she was like okay, grandmother, they're not going to pull out my eyebrows out, but to hear that interview, debbie reynolds even with her loving hollywood still knew the perils of hollywood and wanted to protect her granddaughter from that the same way she protected carrie fisher. in addition, debbie reynolds also said there's too much paparazzi and not enough protection. that shows who she was. she was more about the artists and the talent and not about what surrounded it. and it's unfortunate that one of the greats and that idea of what it meant to be in hollywood is no longer with us. >> i didn't know that about her story. that surprises me. because she had a passion for entertainment and for the career and she told larry king that saved her in her life, and she had collected all this memorabilia, showed how much she loved it. >> we know that -- the marilyn
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monroe dress, the white dress, sold for over $4 million, and she -- that was just one piece of over thousands of pieces she had collected over the years. and she said that not only as an entrepreneur. she also owned a hotel in las vegas for five years. she was a business smart woman. she was taken advantage of in her marriages. one leaving her for elizabeth taylor, but others gambling her money away and manipulating deeds to hoodwink her out of her fortune, but she was smart. her passion for hollywood, again, saved her. she was able to take all that she embraced and really collected and admired and turned it into coming out of her bankruptcy. she was smart and passionate about hollywood, and, again, on and off stage loved everything about it. and it showed throughout her personality and career. >> it really did. great to talk with you. >> thank you for having me. >> you stuck with us through four hours. >> for the greats i'll be here.
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i'm happy to be part of the conversation. i love entertainment and hollywood, it's unfortunate we've been here so much this week. >> been a pleasure. we'll have more reaction to the death of debbie reynolds later this hour. you can find out about her life and career on our website. the united states top diplomat is letting go of niceties as his time in office ends. >> john kerry was scathing his criticism of the israeli settlements on wednesday arguing they are jeopardizing middle east peace. jim sciutto has the details. >> friends need to tell each other the hart truths. >> reporter: the secretary of state delivering a blunt message to the israeli prime minister. >> the israeli prime minister publicly supports a two-state solution. but his current coalition is the most right-wing in israeli history within an agenda driven
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by the most extreme elements. >> reporter: pushing back washington's digs not to veto the united nations vote condemning israeli settlements in jerusalem and the west bank. >> on this point, i want to be very clear. no american administration has done more for israel security than barack obama's. >> reporter: kerry defended the u.s. saying the prospects of middle east peace are at stake. >> the vote in the united nations was about preserving the two-state solution. that's what we were standing up for. the two-state solution. it's now in serious jeopardy. >> reporter: kerry acknowledged the u.s. consulted on the resolution but denies israel's claim that the u.s. was the driving force behind it. >> the united states did not draft or originate this resolution. for did we put it forward. >> reporter: israel's netanyahu called kerry's speech
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disappointing and more. >> israelis do not lead to be lectured about the importance of peace by foreign leaders. >> reporter: the prime minister netanyahu promised israel as the evidence to prove that the u.s. orchestrated the vote. and would show that evidence to president-elect trump when he takes office in just a few weeks. >> we have it on absolutely incontestable evidence that the united states organized, advanced, and brought this resolution to the united nations security council. we'll share that information with the incoming administration. >> reporter: for his part, president-elect trump did not stand on the sidelines, tweeting before kerry's speech, we cannot continue to let israel be treated with total disdain and disrespect. they used to have a great friend in the u.s. but not anymore. stay strong, israel. january 20th is fast approaching. prime minister netanyahu tweeted back, president-elect trump, thank you for your warm friendship and your clear-cut support for israel.
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despite the public tensions, president obama recently decided to increase u.s. aid to israel. committing $38 billion over ten years. part of the largest pledge of military assistance in u.s. history. which kerry noted was not a new stance. >> in the middest of our own financial cry ses and budget deficits, we repeatedly increased funding to support israel. in fact, more than one-half of our entire global foreign military financing goes to israel. joining me now to talk more about this is aaron david miller. she's a middle east analyst, author and negotiator. he's advised republican and democratic presidents. he's now with the woodrow wilson international center for scholars. thank you for being with us. you have written many speeches yourself on middle east peace for republicans and democrats. have you ever witnessed one that as strongly worded as this with
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such a direct warning to israel? >> a lot of passion, a lot of emotion. and certainly a lot of investment. it's significant, rosemary that it was the secretary of state and not the president who delivered the speech. in yrs past when it was the clinton parameters, the reagan initiative, if it was considered critically important as a legacy, it's usually the president who spoke. here i think the president's message was delivered, and i think the white house left it to the secretary to deliver this speech and take the next hit. no, i think this is unprecedented in many respects including the fact that it was delivered at what you might describe as five minutes to midnight with less than three weeks to go in the administration. >> interesting. and in his speech john kerry said that a two-state solution is in jeopardy and that while prime minister netanyahu publicly supports a two-state solution, that doesn't appear to be his agenda. do you agree with that?
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>> i think the prime minister simply is not prepared to accept a set of terms on the core issues that meet palestinian demands and requirements, and frankly, vice versa. this process is comatose, dead but maybe not dead and buried in large part because neither are prepared to make the core decisions or at least bring those core decisions close enough so an effective mediator could bridge the gaps. you can't bridge the grand canyon, and frankly, that's where we are on issues, borders, security, refugees, jerusalem, end of claims, all of these issues accompanied by a fundamental profound lack of trust and confidence between israelis and palestinians has put the two-state solution in what i would describe as mortal jeopardy, and it doesn't look to me given the incoming administration that much is going to be done to revive it.
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>> right. indeed. and john kerry also said that no american administration has done more for israel's security than barack obama's. is that the case? >> even while there's been dysfunction and tension between america presidents and israeli prime ministers going back to carter, the u.s. israeli security relationship in the last 30 years has essentially moved forward. yeah, i'd support the notion that this administration, even amidst the dysfunction and tension and arguments over settlements, iran, and the pursuit of israeli palestinian peace, on the security side, yeah, this is a fact acknowledged repeatedly by the prime minister himself. >> come january 20th, we'll see what sort of impact donald trump's administration will have on middle east peace own, indeed, foreign policy worldwide. many thanks to you aaron david miller for joining us.
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it's always a pleasure to talk to you. >> thank you, rosemary. the u.s. is preparing to punish russia for hacking during the presidential election sfl. l >> you'll hear what donald trump has to say about it next. through dna i found out that i was only 16% italian. he was 34% eastern european. so i went onto ancestry, soon learned that one of our ancestors we thought was italian was eastern european. this is my ancestor who i didn't know about. he looks a little bit like me, yes. ancestry has many paths to discovering your story. get started for free at
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cnn has learned the payback could include covert actions as u.s. says are responsible for - widespread cyber attacks. >> moscow denies any role in the hacking of u.s. political groups during the administration. russia's foreign ministry warns it will restaluate if the u.s. takes any hostile steps. we're joined may global fellow at the woodrow wilson center. jill, thank you for being with us. more specifically, what kind of actions could we be looking at here when it comes to retaliation against russia? >> well, i think pabasically wod be three. one is sanctions we expect, and you would expect that would be one thing.
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number two would be some type of diplomatic action, and number three would be the covert action, and the covert action we might not even know that the united states is taking some action. they can do it without warning. the president has said previously that he would do it in his own time. but those are the three, and from what we understand, it also could include naming the people who are responsible for what the united states alleges is a disinformation project, really, by russia, using those hacks, using any information that it had gleaned from the hacks in order to put fear in the elections in what they're calling disinformation. it's serious and the russians wasted no time even before getting an official announcement to say we're not going to sit idly by. we'll take action as well. we're in an a pretty
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unpredictable moment right now. >> and jill, you mentioned sanctions being one of the three prongs but sanctions against whom? are we talking about public officials? about government entities here, or are we talking about targeting hackers themselves? >> a little unclear at this point, but i think you'd have to say the sanctions so far have been most effective when they're against people who are close to putin, and so i think you can probably figure that that would be the most -- what the government, the u.s. government would be thinking about. because hackers, i mean, some of these hackers are probably 20-year-old guys in a basement in st. peter'sberg or a building in@seaters brg, that's not going to have so much effect. when you get people higher up closer to president putin and even connected in some financial way or power way, that would tend to be more effective. >> and i was going to ask you,
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pre siesly -- precisely about that? the there something that would make vladimir putin think i shouldn't have done that? i shouldn't have poked the bear? >> well, i guess you'd call it the nuclear option for the united states would be to reveal some type of information about all of these allegations if they have any concrete information about the financial holdings of president putin himself. it has never been proven exactly whether the president does have as much money, billions, of dollars as some have alleged. but that would be really, really, i think diplomatically pretty dangerous. it would be targeting the president of russia himself, and could rile him up. it could be unpredictable what he might want to do. i think the important thing here is we have never really been at a state like this before. this is outright attacking and
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potentially leading to some type of cyber war between the two countries, and nobody knows precisely what weapons will be used and how it will end. >> jill, thank you very much for your incites. appreciate your time. >> thank you. placing new sanctions on moscow comes just three weeks before donald trump takes office. the u.s. president-elect was asked where he stands on the proposed action. >> i think the computers have complicated lives very greatly. the whole age of computer has made it where nobody knows exactly what's going on. we have speed. we have a lot of other things, but i'm not sure you have the kind of security you need, but i have not spoken with the senators, and i certainly will be over a period of time. >> not clear yet is whether mr. trump will uphold any sanctions imposed on russia before he takes office. and another hollywood legend lost. we'll have more on the passing
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of the actress debbie reynolds just ahead. stay with us.
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♪ ♪ >> singing in the rain, we're following breaking news of her
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death. i'm rosemary church. >> the world remembers reynolds and her career. and she stayed in the spotlight for the rest of her life. >> fame followed her every move including some very public troubles at home, but her resilience inspired countless fans. reynolds was one of the last stars from a golden era in hollywood. >> this was how she described her life in the business talking to larry king in 1992. >> it's so competitive, and you're rejected so much when you go in unless you're on the top of the list. and i've been everywhere. i've been on the top. i've had the fans tear to me pieces. all the different phases as a star. young and the middle age, and now i'm going to be 60 in april. i've been in the business now, started at 16, so 44 years in. >> now, you were once the top box office draw. you've had every up and down you
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could possibly have. you've been on the front page of the newspaper. what do you think has been the resiliency factor? >> well, i think the love of entertaining. you just love what you do. there's more fun in this business than anywhere. you have to be very strong. you have to be religious or have your own faith of some kind, because you can't let it get you down. the failure that happens to you, the rejection is pretty tough sometimes, so you have to stay really strong and hang in there, believe in yourself. and you know that you're really good, and you know -- you have to know that your fans love you. >> all right. it's a pleasure to have you back with us, an entertainment journalist for access hollywood live. i want to ask you this. when we spoke to you earlier, you were getting emotional about the passing of debbie reynolds. what does she mean to you? >> good morning. again, thank you for having me.
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what does she mean to me? she means class. she means style and grace, and star. she's why journalists like myself want to cover hollywood, because you want to see the most talented, the most graceful, the most unique characters you can. here's a woman whose life and career, 84 years, she started out when she was 16 at 19 she's doing "singing in the rain" with gene kelley. i fell in love with her on "will and grace". she pushed boundaries. she was classy. she really embodied what hollywood and saturday m was supposed to be, and then to have a daughter who was also a hollywood icon, it's mind boggling that something like this could even exist, but it's what hollywood was supposed to be. and so for me, i feel like a good part of what we all came to
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love and be in the business for is passing away. >> of course, the tragedy of this is that debbie reynolds passed away a day after her daughter, carrie fisher died. and they really did have an interesting relationship. i mean, there are so many mother daughter relationships that have their ups and downs. that's not unusual in it, but there was so much in the spotlight, weren't they? and they did reconcile at the end there. and we can see this in the picture where she's just -- she's very happy and celebrating the relationship that she has with her daughter, carrie. >> well, rosemary, you said it perfectly. they had a tumultuous relationship as mothers and daughters, but theirs was lived in the spotlights of hollywood, and they persevered through drug addiction and mental illness. they found common ground and
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lived side by side in houses next door to each other. so this was a family that threw all types of -- through all types of rocky seas and choppy waters they found a way to come together, and then for her to pass away 24 hours after her daughter has died, you believe in the fact that a broken heart can cause someone to die. i mean, someone who gave so much style and grace and humor and laughter dying of a broken heart, the irony must not be lost on us. >> all right. thank you so much for speaking to us, sharing your emotions and how it affects you. thanks a lot. >> thank you. >> thank you. donald trump says the transition between his team and the obama administration is going very smoothly. >> and that's different from the tone on twitter early on wednesday from donald trump when he lashed out again at the current president. then came a phone call from
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hawaii from the commander in chief himself. >> he called me. we had a very, very good talk about generally about things. he was in hawaii. and it was a very, very nice call. and i actually thought we covered a lot of territory. >> well, trump and mr. obama have had a rocky relationship for a while now, and who knows? things could change again before the inauguration. >> cnn reports from trump's resort in palm beach, florida. >> reporter: president-elect donald trump tonight clearly attempting to lower the temperature after earlier in the day he escalated his public spat with the president. tweeting today, quote, doing my best to disregard the many inflammatory president o statements and roadblocks. thought it was going to be a smooth transition. not. all this coming after president obama used his high profile
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speech at pearl harbor tuesday to take a veiled jab at his successor. >> even when hatred burns hottest, even when the tug of tribalism is at its most primal, we must resist the urge to turn inward. we must resist the urge to demeanize those who are different. >> reporter: the escalating war of words between the outgoing and incoming president, a sharp departure from the immediate post election vow to work together. >> we now are going to want to do everything we can to help you succeed. >> reporter: with promises in both sides of a peaceful transfer of power. >> i very much look forward to dealing with the president in the future, including counsel. >> reporter: but their relationships showing strains publicly. obama quipping he would have won the election if he run again.
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>> i'm confident if i had one again and articulated it, i think i could have mobilized the majority of the american people. >> reporter: donald trump saying president obama campaigned hard and personally in the important swing states and lost. the voters wanted to make america great again, and taking another swipe at the president altering a thanks obama catch phrase to thanks donald. donald trump giving himself credit on the economy tweeting the u.s. consumer confidence index for december surged nearly four points to 113.7, the highest level in more than 15 years. thanks, donald. at mar al-a-lagmar-a-lago, dona meeting with his national security team and resuming meetings with potential members of his administration. >> reporter: and the white house has reacted to the phone call between president-elect donald trump and president obama, confirming that it was president obama who called trump from
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hawaii to have a discussion. the white house says that it was a positive call. one that is focussed on continuing a smooth and effective transition going forward. and the white house says that both sides are recommitted to making sure that they stay in communication in the next weeks ahead. cnn, palm beach, florida. we have heard a lot in the past few weeks about artists who will or won't perform at donald trump's inauguration next month. >> now some members of a renowned dance troop booked for the party are threatening a boycott. cnn reports. >> let's hear the bells. okay. >> reporter: donald trump and the radio city rockettes both new york city icons. ♪ >> reporter: but the rockettes are kicking up controversy over the upcoming presidential inauguration. one dancer speaking out after feeling pressure to perform at the ceremony for a candidate she does not support. quote, we do a lot of events, but there have been no events
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that could cause trauma, and doing this would cause trauma for some people. that said to a journalist in a marie claire exclusive report. >> reporter: she said emotionally people were crying on stage. >> reporter: according to if journalist, some of the answer thors were told they had no choice but to perform in the event. word of the scheduled performance created a fire storm within the rockettes organization and on social media. marie claire reports the backlash is what changed the minds of the management. the dancer's union said it never required participation and it would be voluntary. madison square garden said we had more rockettes request to participate than slots available. >> a lot of artists haven't wanted to participate and she's upset the rockettes have. it makes it seem like they stand by him and his policy. >> reporter: with dancers facing criticism, others favor the
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boycott like this rockette. >> the rockettes represent a legacy of strong, intelligent, and classy women. and so to associate this with mr. trump who has a public history of degrading and objectifying women, in my opinion, really tarnishes what the rockettes embody and stand for. >> the radio city rockettes. >> reporter: the famous dancers were all on board for george w. bush's celebration both in 2001 and 2005. this year they're not the only ones wanting to skip out. sources tell cnn president-elect trump's transition team is having a tough time booking talent. cnn, new york. now in a region where human trafficking is prevalent, educators are working to stop it. >> in today's freedom project, teaching latin american kids how to recognize human trafficking. a medicare supplement insurance
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migration is a part of everyday life between panama and costa rica. it might not be clear to residents how close they are to mumen trafficking. >> they are teaching students how to prevent becoming victims. shasta darlington has more on the freedom project report. it's an overcast day in northern panama. ominous weather setting the stage inside one of the classrooms at the progressive school. just a few hundred meters from the costa rica border. the subject matter today, the connection between migration and human trafficking. officials say border communities like this one are especially
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vulnerable because migrants regularly pass through on their journey north to the united states. in the past this school has been used as a shelter for migrants. some of these students' families have even sheltered migrants in their homes. >> being the super visor of this school district, i'm sure you've heard some of the stories. what have you heard? >> translator: we have heard from students in the education center who lived side by side with migrants with regards to people being trafficked, we have heard horror stories. >> reporter: this 18-year-old has heard the stories too. her family welcomed four cuban migrants into her home about a year ago while they waited for immigration papers. she says they told her about a woman who went missing after paying someone to smuggle her across the border. >> translator: he left alone, even though they told her to wait. so she could get to the united states faster. when my friend got to the united
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states, they went to the place where her friend said she would be staying, and she had never arrived. >> reporter: officials with the international organization for my brags igration or iom say th is typical. they offer passage across the border. >> but then on the other side is what's arranged there, it's completely different. and so they end up in a place where they have to work and they have no way to get away from it. >> reporter: that's why iom is running these school workshops. the goal is to teach students how to identify risky situations, how to care for victims of trafficking, and how to protect potential victims from falling prey. >> if someone of the school is having a situation that can be associated with human trafficking or there is some trouble, the student can be able to speak with this friend and to help him.
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>> reporter: and iom is arming the students with tools they can use in their everyday lives. like social media. >> translator: my friends and i agreed to begin using hash tags about human trafficking so it will reach more people on our friend own social media. we're going to promote it so it spreads wider. >> reporter: at another school just across the border in costa rica, iom is teaching the same subject matter with softer language because these kids are much younger, and the message is not just being delivered in schools. in a parade called the march against human trafficking, iom brings together hundreds of people from both sides of the border. talking to the kids here, most of them tell me they'd never even heard of human trafficking. they live on the border so they knew about migration, but they didn't know it could end in slavery. >> reporter: iom hopes to change
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that through programs like this in border towns throughout central america. and by encouraging neighboring countries to work together. shasta darlington, cnn, on the cos cos costa rica border. >> and tomorrow you'll meet a yu young survivor of child sex trafficking. >> translator: we had to have sex with them and do whatever they asked us to do. >> reporter: she was held captive for an entire year, forced to have sex with multiple men every day until she escaped. today she speaks triumphantly about her recovery and her future. >> reporter: and hear her remarkable story on friday as our freedom project series continues. we're going to take a short break. when we come back on cnn
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newsroom, much more on our top story, the passing of debbie reynolds. just a day of her daughter carrie fisher died. stay with us.
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and tributes are pouring in
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for actress debbie reynolds. she died wednesday at the age of 84. one day after the death of her daughter, carrie fisher. >> the fans have been leaving flowers, candles at reynolds' star on the hollywood walk of fame. many celebrities are reacting. deborah messing said debbie went to be with carrie. such a devastating one, two punch. she was my mom for years and i loved her dearly. >> ellen degeneres said i can't imagine what carrie fisher and debbie reynolds family are going through this week. i send all my love. >> and this one, an actress, a trail blazer and hero, rest in peace, debbie reynolds. >> and back in 2010 carrie fisher and debbie reynolds shared some light moments at the wishful drinking premier. >> that film was a story about
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fisher's life. watch this interview. >> lovely ladies. you proud of your daughter? >> are you proud of me? >> i'm very proud of my daughter. she is wonderfully gifted and very a very special daughter with great talent. no wishful thinking here. no wishful drinking. >> do you really when you call her say hi, this is debbie reynolds your mother? >> i'm just so used to saying it. instead of saying hi, i don't know why i say hi. i mean, of course she knows. >> hello, dear, this is your mother. >> this is debbie. i forget. >> no, your mother debbie, because it could be my next door neighbor. >> i'm her neighbor. it's one way i get to see my neighbor. i moved right next door. >> and where did your mother move? >> next door. tradition. >> what do you think about carrie being open and honest
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about her life? >> aren't they funny? she didn't tell everything. >> mother stopped talking to me and my family, my grandmother before she passed away one day said, and now i'm doing it, she said we were to poor. we didn't have six matching glasses, and carrie, don't you put that in your book. so i didn't. i just said it on tv. >> oh, dear. >> people start to listen to themselves. >> we were dirt poor. it means you get -- >> six matching glasses. >> that's true. carrie's never been true because her mother has worked forever. >> and did you really suggest that she a have a child with one of our husbands? >> of course. he was attractive and had blue eyes and i thought it would work out. >> i mean, they just played off each other so well, didn't they? >> clearly there was a very, very strong relationship between
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the two women. >> when you think of how debbie reynolds' career started and then her daughter's career, it started with debbie reynolds in a beauty pageant at 16. that's what kicked it off. >> and she said they were dirt poor. for her it was a great opportunity, and then at 19 to get the part in "singing with the rain". it was extraordinary, and the rest is history. and "star wars" fans are paying tribute to carrie fisher and the iconic princess leia. >> dozens of fans gathered at downtown disney in california for a light saber salute. an event organized an social media. we want to thank everyone, all of you out there. i'm rosemary church. >> early start is next for viewers here in the united states. for everybody else, stay tuned for more news in london. thank you for watching. >> enjoy your day.
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