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(VIDEO) In The Rough: diamond miners, family & worms

Mo Scarpelli

Charles Taylor funded a war with them; now, diamonds in Kono District, Sierra Leone are few and far between. Despite the slim chances of finding one, Sahr Gando and his neighbors spend hours each day digging for the diamonds in the rough. This means hours spent standing in freshwater... contaminated with a worm called Schisto.

Watch Sahr Gando's story + learn what health care workers here are doing to fight Schisto.

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