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Amputee in Freetown

dorothyinsierraleone

March 23rd 2011
Another picture which upsets me is this photo of one of the amputees. During the civil war many people had limbs amputated and now can only earn their living by begging on the streets and in the market places of Freetown. I will see what it is really like whan I am there ... read more
Africa » Sierra Leone » Freetown

Sierra Leonean Flag The 1991 to 2002 civil war between the government and the Revolutionary United Front (RUF) resulted in tens of thousands of deaths and the displacement of more than 2 million people (about one-third of the population), many of whom are now refugees i... ... read more
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