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Sharing a joke

Since the end of Liberia’s 14-year civil war, some 100,000 ex-fighters have been demobilised. Here, Emmanuel Toe (r) and Srafa Dugba (l), both 26, explain how they have ended up working together as apprentice car mechanics.

Emmanuel was forced to fight with the pro-government Wild Geese militia, while Srafa was captured by and fought for the Lurd rebels.

Emmanuel: Even though we fought on opposite sides, I took him to be my brother when I met him. Now we joke and eat together.

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