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#FightEbola: A Father's Desperate Bid to Save His Son

Eight-year-old James Dorbor was already terribly ill when his family sought treatment.
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Eight-year-old James Dorbor was already gravely ill when medical workers carried him to a treatment center in Monrovia, where his father Edward cried over his motionless body as they waited to get inside.

Ebola has infected at least 13,000 people in West Africa, and killed at least 5,000. If the deadly virus isn't stopped, the CDC estimates that up to 1.4 million people could be infected by the end of January 2015. To help support the groups at the frontline of this disease, donate at

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