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Ebola orphans in West Africa struggle to cope with losses
Ebola orphans in West Africa struggle to cope with losses

Suddenly, Hawa Kaifa has too many responsibilities. There are Antoinette and Beneta, her two daughters, ages 1 and 3. And there are her two brothers and a nephew. Kaifa, a shy 21-year-old, has not gotten over missing her mother, a quiet, strong woman who was the rock in her life and supported her and all the children. Her mother dispensed good advice, settled neighborhood disputes and knew how to bring out the best in everyone. Now Kaifa's mother is gone, dead of Ebola, leaving an aching grief that never subsides. So is her father, who had separated from her mother, along with Kaifa's stepfather, brother, sister and uncle. All died over the last two months when the Ebola...

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