Following An Ebola Burial Team In Liberia (PHOTOS)

October 14, 2014 12:28 PM

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Following An Ebola Burial Team In Liberia (PHOTOS)

Kieran Kesner is a photographer who was in Liberia documenting the Ebola outbreak from Aug. 27 to Sept. 4. During his time there, he was able to shadow an Ebola burial team in Unification Town, Liberia. "This is most certainly not desired work but these men, like many others, are forced to work daily in life-threatening situations in an effort to contain the Ebola outbreak," Kesner told The Huffington Post. "These men firmly believe that they have a responsibility to do this work to protect their family, loved ones and greater country." Kesner shared some of his images with HuffPost and also explained what he learned about what it's like to be in this line of work during the world's worst Ebola outbreak. For all of Kesner's images, visit his website.

The men sitting on this bench are all members of the burial team in Unification Town, Liberia. I had arranged to visit with them on Aug. 30 to understand the story behind the masks of the men in charge of both removing and burying bodies killed by Ebola. They were all sitting on the bench waiting fo...

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