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EXODUS: The Nonexistent

How the world came together to decide whether climate refugees are a real thing.

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A Different Future

“I’m a mix of emotions,” said Leah’s mother, Siiri Stinson, a few days before graduation. “This is really the last milestone that kids typically go through that Leah will go through. She’s not going to get married. She’s not going to have children or a job. She’s not going to do any of those...

Ebola Virus Epidemic Strikes Kono District, Sierra Leone.

Ebola Outreach in Sierra Leone

The WellBody Alliance is a small NGO that is largely run and operated by local Sierra Leoneans and largely funded by donors from the United States. WellBody was in a unique position to mobilize and reach out in to the extreme rural areas of Sierra Leone to help people who have been infected by...

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Borbor Pain - Suffering Child

Children take a break from sorting and crushing stone at a rock mine to be sold to construction companies in the coastal town of Lumlee, Sierra Leone on July 14, 2011. There are colonies of hundreds of people from the very old to the very young displaced from civil war that ended nearly a decade...

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The Long Goodbye; A Life and Death With ALS

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a debilitating disease that robs a person the ability to initiate and control voluntary muscle movement. Steve now relies on his hospice home care nurse, Barbie Webber, five mornings a week to get out of bed, showered and dressed for the day. The two...