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#FightEbola: Just Seven Years Old and an Outcast

After Miamu Saryon, 7, lost most of her family, neighbors protested her return home.

She lost her mother, grandmother, two uncles – and her home. Seven-year-old Miamu Saryon found herself an outcast, with neighbors in Monrovia protesting her return, after she survived the virus that stole everything else.

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

Images by Jerome Delay/AP