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In Liberia village, shunned Ebola victims left to die

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BALLAJAH (LIBERIA) - The only sounds in the abandoned Liberian village were the cries of a little girl, shut up with her mother's body inside the family home, starving and thirsty as she waited for death. 

A nurse posts information about Ebola on a wall of a public health center on July 31, 2014 in Monrovia, Liberia

Eventually even the girl -- 12-year-old Fatu Sherrif -- fell silent as she too succumbed to the deadly Ebola virus that is ravaging her country and other parts of west Africa.

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