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Defying stigma, survivors join the Ebola fight in West Africa

At the Grand Mosque, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, meets with Ebola survivors Fanta Oulen Camara, 24, (L) and Dr Oulare Bakary, 30 (C) in Conakry, Guinea October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Michelle Nichols

At the Grand Mosque, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, meets with Ebola survivors Fanta Oulen Camara, 24, (L) and Dr Oulare Bakary, 30 (C) in Conakry, Guinea October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Michelle Nichols

At the Grand Mosque, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, meets with Ebola survivors Fanta Oulen Camara, 24, (L) and Dr Oulare Bakary, 30 (C) in Conakry, Guinea October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Michelle Nichols
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Marvin Kai, an Ebola survivor, poses for a picture with his wife Odell Kai and their one-year-old son in Monrovia, October 18, 2014. REUTERS/James Giahyue

Marvin Kai, an Ebola survivor, poses for a picture with his wife Odell Kai and their one-year-old son in Monrovia, October 18, 2014. REUTERS/James Giahyue

Marvin Kai, an Ebola survivor, poses for a picture with his wife Odell Kai and their one-year-old son in Monrovia, October 18, 2014. REUTERS/James Giahyue
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Paciencia Melgar, a Guinean nun who was cleared of Ebola after contracting the disease while on mission in Liberia, arrives for a news conference in Madrid October 20, 2014. REUTERS/Andrea Comas

Paciencia Melgar, a Guinean nun who was cleared of Ebola after contracting the disease while on mission in Liberia, arrives for a news conference in Madrid October 20, 2014. REUTERS/Andrea Comas

Paciencia Melgar, a Guinean nun who was cleared of Ebola after contracting the disease while on mission in Liberia, arrives for a news conference in Madrid October 20, 2014. REUTERS/Andrea Comas
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Survivors of the Ebola virus pose for a picture outside a clinic near Tubmanburg, October 15, 2014.  REUTERS/James Giahyue

Survivors of the Ebola virus pose for a picture outside a clinic near Tubmanburg, October 15, 2014. REUTERS/James Giahyue

Survivors of the Ebola virus pose for a picture outside a clinic near Tubmanburg, October 15, 2014. REUTERS/James Giahyue
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U.S. President Barack Obama talks with Dallas nurse Nina Pham at the Oval Office in Washington, October 24, 2014. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama talks with Dallas nurse Nina Pham at the Oval Office in Washington, October 24, 2014. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama talks with Dallas nurse Nina Pham at the Oval Office in Washington, October 24, 2014. REUTERS/Larry Downing
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Kent Brantly, a medical missionary with Samaritan's Purse and an Ebola survivor, testifies before a House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee hearing on "global efforts to fight Ebola" on Capitol Hill in Washington September 17, 2014.     REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Kent Brantly, a medical missionary with Samaritan's Purse and an Ebola survivor, testifies before a House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee hearing on "global efforts to fight Ebola" on Capitol Hill in Washington September 17, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua...more

Kent Brantly, a medical missionary with Samaritan's Purse and an Ebola survivor, testifies before a House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee hearing on "global efforts to fight Ebola" on Capitol Hill in Washington September 17, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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British Ebola survivor William Pooley speaks to delegates ahead of the "Defeating Ebola: Sierra Leone" conference in central London, on October 2, 2014. REUTERS/POOL/Leon Neal

British Ebola survivor William Pooley speaks to delegates ahead of the "Defeating Ebola: Sierra Leone" conference in central London, on October 2, 2014. REUTERS/POOL/Leon Neal

British Ebola survivor William Pooley speaks to delegates ahead of the "Defeating Ebola: Sierra Leone" conference in central London, on October 2, 2014. REUTERS/POOL/Leon Neal
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