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April 15, 2009
Liberians scrub tombstones and dance to celebrate the dead

Liberia’s Decoration Day is a national holiday that mourns the losses or celebrates the lives of lost loved ones. They bring parties to cemeteries to clean and decorate gravestones, eat and dance.

While producing the the signature series “Liberia’s Long Road Back,” Worldfocus producer Megan Thompson had a chance to witness the holiday at a cemetery in Monrovia.

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