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Stalking “Big Fut” in Sierra Leone

This blog originally appeared on the Huffington Post as part of GivingTuesday initiative. 

After flying from New York City to Dakar to Banjul to Freetown, riding a bus to a dock and a boat across a bay to a 4X4 truck that travels up and down roads that transition from broken pavement to muddy earth, I stand at the front of a classroom – one that is empty of children.  Today, 30 adults sit in row after row of benches, some bending forward with heads propped on elbows as if they have been waiting a long time.  And they have.

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