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Monrovia, Liberia. BFF

plea… a picha wi’ma fren…

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Looking back.

Monrovia, Liberia. A woman selling bush yams stops for a moment on Sekou Toure Avenue in Mamba Point neighborhood.

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Testimony

Robertsport, Liberia. Inspecting a net on a beached fishing canoe, Testimony plays for a picture. Testimony is 26 years old and in 10th grade of school. He is proud that he can read and shows by scratching words in the … Continue reading

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family life, Paynesville, Liberia

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Sunday rain

A rainy Sunday morning, downtown Monrovia. Brother and sister linger, too shy for a picture. Finally gathering courage, they overcome their reluctance, flashing a smile to brighten an otherwise dismal day.

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Abueta

Please stand here, at the top of the stairs, where light spills softly over the wall. Looking toward the street, Abueta glows in the warm light.  

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portrait Liberia

Threading beads at Amazing Grace Beads, Rita takes a moment to allow for a portrait, her cornrows, one of the most prevalent hairstyles in Liberia. Paynesville, Liberia.

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Special Forces

Mr. Special Forces, spotted walking the streets of Monrovia. I have recently heard stories from his acquaintances. He has a pretty devastating history. As a child soldier during Liberia’s “civil unrest” in the 90’s, he survived the experience unstable and unable to … Continue reading

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pink dress

The girl in the pink dress carries water on a Saturday morning, weaving a colorful memory beneath an open window.

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