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A Syrian woman and her child sit in their refugee living space in Lebanon. They are featured in Four Walls, a virtual reality presentation by the International Rescue Committee. YouVisit Studios hide caption

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Can Virtual Reality Make You More Empathetic?

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Mamuedeh Kanneh (right) was married to the man who brought Ebola to Barkedu, Liberia, a village of about 6,000. He died of the virus. She now cares for her children as well as children who lost their parents to the disease. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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