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WATCH: The Boy Who Danced In The Face Of Ebola

This week has been tough. Maybe the toughest in the long, drawn-out battle against Ebola in West Africa.

Cases are rising at an exponential rate. Families don’t have any place to take sick loved ones. And researchers now say the epidemic could last for a 1 1/2 years.

But then at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, a little nugget of joy and hope came through my email: a 55-second video of Mamadee dancing (and dancing quite well).

According to Doctors Without Border, Mamadee was diagnosed with Ebola at a treatment center in Foya, Liberia, where only about a third of people have survived.

The 11-year-old boy had to stay in isolation for more than two weeks. And he lost his sister to Ebola during that time.

But he never stopped dancing.

Continue reading.

Video Credit: Doctors Without Borders/MSF-USA/YouTube

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The thing I’m most afraid of is me. Of not knowing what I’m going to do. Of not knowing what I’m doing right now.

—Haruki Murakami, 1Q84 (via perfect)

(Source: oneqeightyfour, via gorogoroiu)

beben-eleben:

Passengers pay for their travel in exchange for plastic bottles!

beben-eleben:

Passengers pay for their travel in exchange for plastic bottles!

bouncemasterj:

sometimes you gotta find your own source of entertainment!

bouncemasterj:

sometimes you gotta find your own source of entertainment!

A three-months pregnant woman slips into a coma. She wakes up six months later...

  • <p dir=ltr> Woman: Doctor, where is my baby? Is it okay?<br>
  • Doctor: You had twins, a girl and a boy! They're great. Luckily your brother was here when they were born and he named them for you.<br>
  • Woman: Oh god, my brother's an idiot... Ugh, what did he name the girl?<br>
  • Doctor: Denise.<br>
  • Woman: Oh that's not so bad. What'd he name the boy?<br>
  • Doctor: Denephew.</p>

unhistorical:

Alfred Hitchcock (August 13, 1899 - April 29, 1980)

The only way to get rid of my fears is to make films about them.