The ebola epidemic in West Africa is not just a health care crisis. It has affected every corner of society in the countries most affected. Schools have been closed for months, infrastructure projects have been put on hold and GDP growth has slowed to a crawl. A discussion of the social and economic cost of Ebola in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
Columnist and on-line host Carolyn Hax of the Washington Post has carved out a niche for herself as advice-giver to teens and twenty-somethings. In her new book, she addresses the questions about love, career, friendship and family that come up over and over again in letters and e-mails from her readers. She joins Diane for a Valentine’s-Day Eve conversation.
- Carolyn Hax Author, columnist
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