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The most important letter ever written to the world (Please re-share)


No-one can ignore the Ebola crisis, can they? Can you? Today, Canada has begun shipping its experimental Ebola vaccine to the World Health Organization.

Liberian ME

Dear world

In just over six months, Ebola has managed to bring my country to a standstill. We have lost over 2,000 Liberians. Some are children struck down in the prime of their youth. Some were fathers, mothers, brothers or best friends. Many were brave health workers that risked their lives to save others, or simply offer victims comfort in their final moments…

There is no coincidence Ebola has taken hold in three fragile states – Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea – all battling to overcome the effects of interconnected wars. In Liberia, our civil war ended only eleven years ago. It destroyed our public infrastructure, crushed our economy and led to an exodus of educated professionals. A country that had some 3,000 qualified doctors at the start of the war was dependent by its end on barely three dozen. In the last few years, Liberia was bouncing back. We…

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Author: Let's CUT the Crap!

I'm getting a little LONG in the tooth and have things to say about---ouch---AGEing. I believe it's certainly a state of mind but sometimes it's nice to hear that you're NORMAL. I enjoy reading by the truckload. I'm a grandma but I don't feel OLD although I'm not so young anymore. My plan is to stick it out as long as I can on this lovely planet and only will leave it kicking and screaming!

36 thoughts on “The most important letter ever written to the world (Please re-share)

  1. Wonderful and important post. Thanks for sharing it.


  2. Thank you for sharing this, Tess. It really puts the Ebola Crisis into perspective.


  3. An important message, thanks for sharing.


  4. I have Posted this on Facebook Tess.xx


  5. Thanks for re-blogging this post. This is a terrible situation that is not getting the appropriate attention and support it needs.

    My husband was a microbiologist who worked with the medical community in the field of infectious diseases for almost 20 years. I remember him telling me many years ago that an ebola outbreak would be catastrophic. I see the worry on his face as he watches the news.


  6. There are many in our government and news media who says ‘it’s no big deal’. They have their heads in the sand. Thanks, Tess, for sharing this.


  7. An important message to share Tess. Thank you!


  8. Thank you for this one, it is heartbreaking and important.


  9. Did you know that the epidemic is on this side of the world too? Two have dies from it in Texas. Even so, it isn’t ramped here… yet.


  10. Thank you for sharing this Tess. They are talking about it being here in the UK and are now screening everyone who enters. Not sure just how far this is going but it’s big news here too, on nightly. A world-wide epidemic. Keep safe ❤


  11. Hopefully this crisis will be over soon. We need to do all we can–even if it is just sending our healing power to those who need it–to work together to heal the world.


  12. Great of you to repost this Tess. I just read this article earlier. Glad it’s getting around. 🙂


  13. Tess, thanks for posting this letter. It is really powerful. If there is any good that can come out of Ebola coming to America is that it shines the light on Liberia’s plight and may hasten a cure for all those in need in West Africa.


  14. Thank you for posting this letter. No, we should not ignore it. It is tragedy for humankind, regardless nations and races behind it. I am glad that many governments started to care and take actions. Beautiful letter.


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