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VIDEO: In Sierra Leone, A 14-Year-Old Ebola Survivor Speaks Out

Hawa lost two family members to Ebola, but she survived. UNICEF estimates that 8.5 million young people under age 20 live in areas affected by Ebola — in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. Watch this video to hear Hawa's story.


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