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Thanksgiving is a day at the beach — quite literally — for young Liberians. Above, the beach in West Point is a sandy playing field for soccer lovers. Tommy Trenchard for NPR hide caption

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President Trump speaks to the media Thursday prior to departing the White House for a Michigan campaign rally. In a presidential memorandum released the same day, Trump temporarily extended a program that gives Liberians protected status from deportation. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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This bacterium is the cause of the mystery illness in Liberia. We don't want to give it away ... so you'll have to read the story to find out what it is. BSIP/UIG/Getty Images hide caption

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When A Mystery Outbreak Strikes, Who You Gonna Call?

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Liberian election officials said Thursday that soccer great George Weah, seen addressing an October campaign rally in Monrovia, had won the presidential runoff. Issouf Sanogo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A woman casts her ballot at a polling station in Monrovia, Liberia, as Liberians go to the polls for the second round of presidential elections on Tuesday. Seyllou/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Wilmot Collins, the next mayor of Helena, Mont., came to the U.S. as a refugee during Liberia's civil war. Refugees are "not bloodsuckers," he says. "We are not just here to consume the resources. We provide for the economy." Corin Cates-Carney for NPR hide caption

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A screenshot from Comic Relief's fundraising ad, featuring Ed Sheeran. He talks to a boy named J.D. in Liberia. Comic Relief via YouTube/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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An Ebola burial team dons protective clothing before collecting the body of a woman who'd died from the virus in her home in a suburb of Monrovia, Liberia's capital. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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A Gang Killed A Guy With Ebola. Will They Agree To Be Quarantined?

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A Stabbing, A Possible Ebola Outbreak, And A 'Time Bomb'

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