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For West Africans in Maryland, Ebola is a call to action
For West Africans in Maryland, Ebola is a call to action

While they wait for word on the status of loved ones, they're sending out food, medical supplies and Western Union money transfers. Some are already mourning family deaths, while others fear having to do the same. All seem to be pushing ahead. Marylanders who are part of the West African diaspora — one of the largest concentrations in the United States — are facing a complicated sense of responsibility as Ebola continues to ravage their homelands. Far removed from the threat — though at times the target of fearful strangers — the Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea natives say they are a critical part of the expanding fight against Ebola. "You have to...

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