~ Passages Canada

Leo was born in Liberia in 1983. At the young age of six, he came face to face with more than a decade-long civil war, human suffering, and death in 1989. In 1998, facing the resurgence of the deadly conflict that had already taken the lives of many of his friends and family, he fled Liberia and for the following eight years lived among thousands of Liberian refugees in camps in Ivory Coast and Ghana respectively.

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