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Sierra Leone

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2002, after years of civil war, Sierra Leone (West Africa) had its first democratic elections. The local population had suffered under extreme conditions created by the rebel forces. Aberdeen Ferry Road Amputee Camp is home to Nansana Sessay and his son Kaprie . Rebels amputated Nansana’s arms on the 6th January 1999.

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2002, after years of civil war, Sierra Leone (West Africa) had its first democratic elections.

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2002, after years of civil war, Sierra Leone (West Africa) had its first democratic elections. The local population had suffered under extreme conditions created by the rebel forces. Bintu abducted by the rebel’s was to be the wife of rebel Commander, “Bullet”. She endured years of torture, eventually escaping with the help of her cousin.

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2002, after years of civil war, Sierra Leone (West Africa) had its first democratic elections. The local population had suffered under extreme conditions created by the rebel forces. PIctured is the manufacturing prosthesis for war victims.

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2002, Sierra Leone after the genocide. Murraytown Amputee Camp.

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2002, after years of civil war, Sierra Leone (West Africa) had its first democratic elections. Patients wait for medical assistance.

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2002, Sierra Leone after the genocide. Aberdeen Ferry Road Amputee Camp. “I was forced to put out my right arm, and he started cutting. Then he stopped and asked, ‘Which arm do you use to write with?’ “I told him I used my left hand thinking that at least he would spare that hand. Immediately he abandoned my right arm and forced me to put out my left arm.”

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2002, after years of civil war, Sierra Leone (West Africa) had its first democratic elections.

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2002, after years of civil war, Sierra Leone (West Africa) had its first democratic elections. Waiting for a cleft lip repair procedure.

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2002, after years of civil war, Sierra Leone (West Africa) had its first democratic elections.

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2002, Sierra Leone after the genocide. Murraytown Amputee Camp.