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Amputees a Stark Legacy of Sierra Leone's War

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Amputees a Stark Legacy of Sierra Leone's War

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Amputees a Stark Legacy of Sierra Leone's War

Amputees a Stark Legacy of Sierra Leone's War

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Sierra Leone's civil war officially ended in 2002 with landmark elections that promised a new beginning for the West African country. But many men, women and children who were left amputees after being caught up in the conflict are a visible reminder of the struggles that still lie ahead.