The Ebola crisis in Liberia in 2014 left many families with holes that could never be filled—nearly 11,000 people contracted the disease and fewer than half survived it. After Reuben Shellu watched his younger brother quickly die from contracting ebola, he was alarmed to realize that he, his wife, and their 5 children were all infected. Against all odds, they stayed together and were all able to recover. And while reintegrating into their community was not easy, they are finding their way back into normal life.
We can overcome anything.
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