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Photo journal: Sierra Leonean family

Freetown's electricity supply is unreliable. The lights go out most evenings, so the girls are used to doing their homework by candlelight.

"They are trying very hard in school, and they are doing well," says Abdul Karim.

"We hope that our children become responsible and well-educated people."

Words and photos: Anna Kari. www.annakari.com

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