Nurses Bridget Mulrooney and Kelly Suter volunteered to work for the International Medical Corps at an Ebola treatment unit in Liberia. IMC is reporting a drop-off in recruits this fall. Stuart J. Sia/International Medical Corps hide caption

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Students Dakota Gibson (left) and Gary Barber with school volunteer Kenny Thompson after their StoryCorps interview in Houston, Texas. StoryCorps hide caption

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Manuel "Manny" Aguirre, 80, has been mixing cocktails at Musso and Frank Grill in Los Angeles for more than two decades. He works part time and could retire — but he doesn't want to. Courtesy of Musso and Frank Grill hide caption

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Partnerships instead of short-term help: Jean Jumeau Batsch, an obstetrician-gynecologist in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, is collaborating with Dr. Ambereen Sleemi, from New York City, to build a training program for Haitian OB-GYNs. Courtesy of Dr. Ambereen Sleemi. hide caption

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Dr. Vanessa Kerry talks with her father, Sen. John Kerry, before he delivers a speech on health care in Boston. Chitose Suzuki/AP hide caption

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