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 son tells the story of his mother, Gitta Gradova, who forfeited a career as an internationally renowned concert pianist for the sake of motherhood, only to return at age 80.
- Thomas Cottle Clinical psychologist, sociologist, and professor of education at Boston University, and the author of thirty books, including "At Peril" and "A Sense of Self."
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