A new life in Australia for orphaned Liberian siblings

SIX African orphans have a new life in Australia thanks to the generosity of the Newcastle community, which allowed them to escape the growing threat of ebola in their homeland, Liberia. Trapped in desperate poverty and with an application for asylum that was taking years, the threat from the disease prompted officials to act quickly. Yesterday — after two years of red tape, a week in transit and 21 days of quarantine — the six Swaray kids started school in Australia. READ MORE OF THIS STORY

 

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