Standing Room Only

Boat Refugee

It was estimated that 10,000 Liberians got on board that ship.

We realized that the journey from Liberia to Ghana on that ship was another three days.

And there was only standing room.

The first morning we were on board the ship we heard a lot of crying and wailing.

Just to realize that people’s loved ones had died in the night and they had to dump them overboard.

Because there was no way they could keep their body.

 

Mayor Wilmot Collins, describing his journey as a Liberian refugee

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Standing Room Only

 

As we walk upon this earth

As we stand upon this sea

We hope that you think of us

As much as we think of you

For this earth and this sea

Is shared by you and by me

 

— Karim