Human Trafficking Prevention Month: What’s R.A. Dickey Climbing For? – NYTimes.comPosted on January 9th, 2012.
“An American baseball player scaling an African mountain for an Indian charity might seem an odd way to draw attention to human trafficking.Steve Mitchell/Associated PressNew York Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey.But that’s just what R.A. Dickey is doing. The Mets pitcher is climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro, which peaks at more than 19,000 feet above sea level and documenting it on Bats, The New York Times’ Baseball blog in part to bring awareness and money to stop sexual slavery thousands of miles away in the gritty lanes of Kamathipura – Mumbai’s largest red light district.”