I finally got the go-ahead to publicly post four pieces I had written while in Sierra Leone. For those of you who were interested (and frustrated), here are the links:

I think they might be listed in reverse chronological order.  I think I probably need to read them again, myself.

At this point, the whole experience feels so remote.  But I know that the friends I made who are still living there continue to struggle to get past the challenge of controlling new cases, and moving forward with the recovery that Sierra Leone so desperately needs.