Sierra Leone’s Freetown Mudslide Orphan

Freetown, Sierra Leone – In the blue hour of first light, siblings Isaac and Idris picked their way back home along the mud and stone track from morning supplications at their neighborhood mosque. The rain was substantial and there was minimal light, however they could have strolled the comfortable course with their eyes shut as …

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Sierra Leone’s Overflowing Morgues

Freetown, Sierra Leone – Walking into my inn three days after the August 14 mudslides, I touched base to seeing remote news groups gathering up their sacks and heading for the airplane terminal. “The story is finished,” said one British writer looking down at his telephone in the inn campaign as he breathed out colossal …

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Sierra Leone’s body collectors

Freetown, Sierra Leone – A gathering of young fellows wearing defensive suits and face veils pace the riverbanks searching for body parts. One of them evacuates his veil and begins to serenade, “in the event that you notice something awful at that point let us know, whether you notice something awful at that point let …

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