Fighting Ebola: The real heroes of West Africa

West Africa is just emerging from the most devastating outbreak of Ebola the world has ever witnessed. It truly is a tragedy of unknown proportions with many deaths remaining unaccounted for and many survivors still struggling for survival in communities where medical and other aid cannot reach.

This has been especially trying for Sierra Leoneans, who are trying to rebuild their lives after decades of suffering from repeated disease outbreaks and a brutal civil war between 1991-2002, the scars of which are still evident today.