Woman Who Lost 7 Relatives To Ebola Is Raising All Surviving Children In Extended Family

November 24, 2014 7:41 PM

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Siatta Stewart has no idea how she was spared from Ebola, but the grateful 30-year-old has little time to mull such thoughts. She has to focus her efforts on the six children she has been left to raise.

In August, her mother was the first to succumb to the virus that has claimed nearly 5,500 lives in the worst epidemic on record. Then, she lost her father. Stewart’s aunt died soon after coming to help the ailing family. Stewart then said goodbye to her brother, his wife and their children.

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