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Orlando Bloom Looks into the Eyes of Ebola - a Very Young Face

Diplomat Artist Buzz on UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom on his visit to Liberia & young people he met: “Everyone I met was determined to beat Ebola so that they can resume their normal lives.”

Pics: first rail car at Gold Line Foothill Extension's new maintenance yard

Click above to see larger version of the photos. Credit: Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority. 

Another milestone last week for the Gold Line Foothill Extension project: the first light rail vehicles arrived at the $265-million 24-acre Gold Line Operations Campus in Monrovia. 248 more words


Life Normalizing

Life in Liberia is finally normalizing. We’ve adjusted to the culture, food and local customs. Ebola is all, but banished, so although we’re still washing our hands with bleach water before entering stores, concerns of infections have decreased substantially. 1,023 more words


Getting Back to Normal

…Or whatever passes for normal in a post-conflict, post-epidemic country.  We’re not quite Ebola-free, but the countdown has begun.  We’ve gone ten days without a new case.   253 more words


A Quiet Sadness

I arrived in Liberia exactly one week ago. Nurses met the airplane at the terminal and asked everyone to wash their hands while they aimed thermometers at our temples. 840 more words



I have lost count of the number of times I have washed my hands with chlorinated water in Sierra Leone over the last week, and now in Liberia over the last day. 63 more words

Tips For Getting Back On Your Nutrition Track

Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step. 701 more words