6 popular people you didn’t know are from Liberia

Novieku Babatunde Adeola Jul 26, 2019 at 10:14am

July 26, 2019 at 10:14 am | Lifestyle

Novieku Babatunde Adeola

Novieku Babatunde Adeola | Staff Writer

July 26, 2019 at 10:14 am | Lifestyle

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Helene Cooper 

Helene Cooper is a Liberia-born American journalist who is a White House  Correspondent for the New York Times. She was born in Monrovia, Liberia and studied journalism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, graduating in 1987. She received the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting for her coverage of the 2014 Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa.

She is the author of the memoir, The House of Sugar Beach; In search of a lost African Childhood which examines the violent past of her home country Liberia.

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