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crossing Gurley Street, Monrovia

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Before the bell. Gbargna, Bong County, Liberia.

Students gather before classes begin at the Salvation Army Paul A. Rader School, Bong County.

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Lofa County, Liberia

Lofa County is the northernmost point in Liberia, sharing a border with Sierra Leone and Guinea. As of 2008 census the county of 9900 square kilometers had a population of more than 276,000. Rice, cassava, cocoa and sugarcane are the … Continue reading

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Bong County, Liberia

The road to nowhere. A newly “completed” road from Kpatawee Falls, approximately two kilometers to the site of an aborted hydro-electric project, carves through a remnant of Upper Guinean rainforest. The road follows the Mein River past the upper falls … Continue reading

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Queen at the Ducor Hotel

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Bentol, Liberia

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flash flood, Benson Street

Monrovia, Liberia. Heavy rain collects on Benson Street, making pedestrian travel a challenge.

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kechi wata

Fresh water is always useful. Rain, and especially the runoff from building roofs is often caught in buckets on the street.

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Sunday rain

Sellers take shelter, waiting out a rainstorm under any cover available. Monrovia, Liberia.  

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raccoon for sale

A young man poses with what he says is a raccoon. In Liberia, wildlife seems to be misnamed with American species that don’t actually live in Africa. Duikers are deer, a hyrax a tree goat, crocodiles are alligators, manatees are water … Continue reading

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