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Saah Exco was found alone on a beach, naked and abandoned a few days ago. Neighbors were afraid to touch him; they were worried about Ebola. But someone did eventually take him to the Ebola ward at JFK hospital in Monrovia. NPR learned today that he died. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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The 10-Year-Old Boy Has Died, Probably Of Ebola

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Wolves At The Door

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NPR photographer David Gilkey in Afghanistan's Kunar River Valley as he navigated closed roads on his way back to Kabul (2010). Courtesy of CNN's Ivan Watson hide caption

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Looking Back At A Decade Of Pursuing Bin Laden

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Marines 'Pretty Ecstatic' About Bin Laden's Demise

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Donkeys Enable Voting In Afghanistan's Remote Areas

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