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Long, Dark Summer

Since the end of April when winter semester concluded, I have been researching the civil war in Sierra Leone. The purpose of my research is to establish some background knowledge for the new book I hope to write–a narrative about Josephine and her family’s flight from Liberia and Sierra Leone. Josephine was born in the […]

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What I am Reading: Blood Diamonds by Greg Campbell

Just finished a terrific (and horrifying) book on the diamond war in Sierra Leone–Blood Diamonds by Greg Campbell. Campbell traveled to Sierra Leone in 2001 to report on what was largely a neglected civil war in Sierra Leone. The book covers his exploration of several key diamond mining locations in the eastern part of the […]

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