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Little Liberia, New York

Freda Koomson, project coordinator and health consultant for the African Ebola Crisis Committee, speaks on her phone while attending A Staten Island Ebola Summit at Berta A. Dreyfus Intermediate School 49 in Staten Island, October 25, 2014.  REUTERS/Darren Ornitz

Freda Koomson, project coordinator and health consultant for the African Ebola Crisis Committee, speaks on her phone while attending A Staten Island Ebola Summit at Berta A. Dreyfus Intermediate School 49 in Staten Island, October 25, 2014. ...more

Freda Koomson, project coordinator and health consultant for the African Ebola Crisis Committee, speaks on her phone while attending A Staten Island Ebola Summit at Berta A. Dreyfus Intermediate School 49 in Staten Island, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz
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Residents wait for the bus in the Clifton neighborhood of Staten Island, October 25, 2014. The Clifton neighborhood of Staten Island is home to the largest concentration of Liberians outside of Liberia.

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Residents wait for the bus in the Clifton neighborhood of Staten Island, October 25, 2014. The Clifton neighborhood of Staten Island is home to the largest concentration of Liberians outside of Liberia. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz

Residents wait for the bus in the Clifton neighborhood of Staten Island, October 25, 2014. The Clifton neighborhood of Staten Island is home to the largest concentration of Liberians outside of Liberia. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz
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A Liberian flag is seen in the foreground of a sign-in table for "A Staten Island Ebola Summit" held by the African Ebola Crisis Committee at Berta A. Dreyfus Intermediate School 49 in Staten Island, October 25, 2014.  REUTERS/Darren Ornitz

A Liberian flag is seen in the foreground of a sign-in table for "A Staten Island Ebola Summit" held by the African Ebola Crisis Committee at Berta A. Dreyfus Intermediate School 49 in Staten Island, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz

A Liberian flag is seen in the foreground of a sign-in table for "A Staten Island Ebola Summit" held by the African Ebola Crisis Committee at Berta A. Dreyfus Intermediate School 49 in Staten Island, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz
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The intersection of Park Hill Avenue and Sobel Court can be seen in the Clifton neighborhood of Staten Island,October 25, 2014.  REUTERS/Darren Ornitz

The intersection of Park Hill Avenue and Sobel Court can be seen in the Clifton neighborhood of Staten Island,October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz

The intersection of Park Hill Avenue and Sobel Court can be seen in the Clifton neighborhood of Staten Island,October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz
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Young residents interact in the Clifton neighborhood of Staten Island, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz

Young residents interact in the Clifton neighborhood of Staten Island, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz

Young residents interact in the Clifton neighborhood of Staten Island, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz
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Residents talk on the street in the Clifton neighborhood of Staten Island, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz

Residents talk on the street in the Clifton neighborhood of Staten Island, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz

Residents talk on the street in the Clifton neighborhood of Staten Island, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz
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Young residents walk on the street carrying pumpkins in the Clifton neighborhood of Staten Island, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz

Young residents walk on the street carrying pumpkins in the Clifton neighborhood of Staten Island, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz

Young residents walk on the street carrying pumpkins in the Clifton neighborhood of Staten Island, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz
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Zuru Pewu sits with her four-year-old son Micah on the veranda of a home in Staten Island, October 23, 2014. Pewu, 29, who emigrated from Liberia in 2005, and her son Micah recently underwent an experience where they were insulted and linked to the spread of the Ebola virus. 
 

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Zuru Pewu sits with her four-year-old son Micah on the veranda of a home in Staten Island, October 23, 2014. Pewu, 29, who emigrated from Liberia in 2005, and her son Micah recently underwent an experience where they were insulted and linked to the...more

Zuru Pewu sits with her four-year-old son Micah on the veranda of a home in Staten Island, October 23, 2014. Pewu, 29, who emigrated from Liberia in 2005, and her son Micah recently underwent an experience where they were insulted and linked to the spread of the Ebola virus. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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A woman sells food at a Liberian market in the Clifton neighborhood of Staten Island, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz

A woman sells food at a Liberian market in the Clifton neighborhood of Staten Island, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz

A woman sells food at a Liberian market in the Clifton neighborhood of Staten Island, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz
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Young residents pose for a photograph on a street in the Clifton neighborhood of Staten Island, October 25, 2014.
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Young residents pose for a photograph on a street in the Clifton neighborhood of Staten Island, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz

Young residents pose for a photograph on a street in the Clifton neighborhood of Staten Island, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz
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A resident pushes a stroller in the Clifton neighborhood of New York, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz

A resident pushes a stroller in the Clifton neighborhood of New York, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz

A resident pushes a stroller in the Clifton neighborhood of New York, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz
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Residents wait for the bus in the Clifton neighborhood of Staten Island, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz

Residents wait for the bus in the Clifton neighborhood of Staten Island, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz

Residents wait for the bus in the Clifton neighborhood of Staten Island, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz
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Young residents play basketball in the Clifton neighborhood of Staten Island, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz

Young residents play basketball in the Clifton neighborhood of Staten Island, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz

Young residents play basketball in the Clifton neighborhood of Staten Island, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz
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Liberian-American Moses Jensen, founder of the organization Immigrant Information Center, speaks to a resident in the Clifton neighborhood of Staten Island, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz

Liberian-American Moses Jensen, founder of the organization Immigrant Information Center, speaks to a resident in the Clifton neighborhood of Staten Island, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz

Liberian-American Moses Jensen, founder of the organization Immigrant Information Center, speaks to a resident in the Clifton neighborhood of Staten Island, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz
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Attendees of A Staten Ebola Summit, held by the African Ebola Crisis Committee to share information and concerns regarding the Ebola virus, listen to a speaker at Berta A. Dreyfus Intermediate School 49 in Staten Island, October 25, 2014. 

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Attendees of A Staten Ebola Summit, held by the African Ebola Crisis Committee to share information and concerns regarding the Ebola virus, listen to a speaker at Berta A. Dreyfus Intermediate School 49 in Staten Island, October 25, 2014....more

Attendees of A Staten Ebola Summit, held by the African Ebola Crisis Committee to share information and concerns regarding the Ebola virus, listen to a speaker at Berta A. Dreyfus Intermediate School 49 in Staten Island, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz
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A resident walks on the street in the Clifton neighborhood of Staten Island, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz

A resident walks on the street in the Clifton neighborhood of Staten Island, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz

A resident walks on the street in the Clifton neighborhood of Staten Island, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz
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Liberian-American Moses Jensen, founder of the organization Immigrant Information Center, checks his email at his apartment in the Clifton neighborhood of Staten Island, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz

Liberian-American Moses Jensen, founder of the organization Immigrant Information Center, checks his email at his apartment in the Clifton neighborhood of Staten Island, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz

Liberian-American Moses Jensen, founder of the organization Immigrant Information Center, checks his email at his apartment in the Clifton neighborhood of Staten Island, October 25, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz
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