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.
A few years ago, Frank Schaeffer’s son John enlisted in the Marines rather than applying to college along with his prep school classmates. Schaeffer wrote a memoir with John exploring how that decision transformed their family. He talks about that experience and shares his thoughts on his son’s possible deployment overseas.
- Frank Schaeffer author and father of a former enlisted Marine
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