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Thousands of children orphaned by Ebola

More than 3,700 children have lost their parents to Ebola in West Africa, according to UNICEF. This secondary effect of the outbreak is made worse by stigmas associated with the disease. Amy Richmond is Child Protection Advisor for the NGO, Save the Children. She's just back from Liberia. Richmond will explain the growing problem for children orphaned by Ebola. (photo: In this photo taken Sunday Sept. 28, 2014, Promise, 16, Emmanuel Junior, 11, and Benson, 15, Cooper sit at their St. Paul Bridge home in Monrovia, Liberia. The Cooper children are now orphans, having lost their mother, Princess, in July, and their father Emmanuel in August. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay))

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