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This camp near Maiduguri, Borno State, in northeastern Nigeria houses more than 16,000 displaced persons. Stefan Heunis /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Fati Abubakar takes her camera and goes searching for bitsofborno — people who show how life goes on in the troubled northeast of Nigeria. Ofeibea Quist-Arcton/NPR hide caption

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Who's The Woman With The Camera Chasing Smiles And Styles In Nigeria?

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A health official inks a child's finger to indicate she has received a polio vaccine last month at a camp of people displaced by Islamist extremists in Nigeria. Sunday Alamba/AP hide caption

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How Boko Haram Is Keeping Polio Alive In Nigeria

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Displaced women at the Muna informal settlement outside Maiduguri. They're among more than 2 million people driven from their homes by Boko Haram attacks during northeastern Nigeria's 7-year insurgency. Ofeibea Quist Arcton/NPR hide caption

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World Scrabble champion Wellington Jighere, 33, (right) is one of Nigeria's many masters. His strategy: "When you are expecting me to do the traditional thing, I will just choose to do something that is uncharacteristic." Ofeibea Quist-Arcton/NPR hide caption

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And The No. 1 Scrabble Nation In The World Is ...

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Ado Ibrahim carries his son Aminu through a village in northern Nigeria. Aminu was paralyzed by polio in 2012. David P. Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Polio Rears Its Head Again In Africa

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People inspect a damaged mosque following an October 2015 explosion in Maiduguri, Nigeria. Maiduguri is in Borno State, where Boko Haram was born. Jossy Ola/AP hide caption

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