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bats of Mamba Point, Monrovia

Scientists converged on Mamba Point in Monrovia over the weekend to try and sample some of the thousands of fruit bats that have been roosting on the grounds of U.S. Embassy. As many as 100,000 bats are estimated to call Mamba Point home during … Continue reading

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sellin’ catfish

Catfish and crabs from the sea. Fish market, Benson at Mechlin. Monrovia, Liberia.

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confrontation with the Gio Devil

Confrontation with a Gio Devil, my walk along Mechlin Street blocked by the dancing juju-priest and his troupe. Pay the devil, and I am on my way.

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market on Benson Street, Monrovia

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braiding hair

Sisters braiding hair, Liberian style. Monrovia, Liberia.

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mother and daughter, Monrovia, Liberia

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rice t’sell

Liberian woman measures rice to sell at the Benson Street market.

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Red snapper, Monrovia fish market

Red snapper fresh from the sea. Monrovia fish market, Mechlin and Benson Street.

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Rainstorm out to sea

Approaching storm. A rain squall closes on a ship off the coast of Monrovia, Liberia.

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portrait of a young Liberian woman

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