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When Ebola hit an overcrowded slum in Freetown people feared the worst. But a gang of unlikely heroes emerged to help the community.
Producer & director: Paul MylesReporters: Mohamed Kamara & Amjata Bayoh
This video is part of a series we will be running on Ebola for the next four weeks. Watch out for next week's video.
These stories were developed by On Our Radar with a group of local citizen reporters as part of a web documentary called backintouch.org
The 'After Ebola' project (a collaboration between On Our Radar and New Internationalist) has been made possible with support from the European Journalism Centre’s Innovation in Development Reporting grant.
This story was syndicated through the African Network of Centres for Investigative Reporting (ANCIR).
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