How Sierra Leone’s Way Out Program Is Saving Lives Through Music

Nestled in a grove of tall trees behind one of Freetown’s busiest intersections, the house feels like a sanctuary. Young men and women dot the yard carrying cameras, notebooks or guitars, and inside, nearly every room has a computer station surrounded by people learning Photoshop, editing clips or mixing songs. Even under the staircase, two boys are working on a screenplay.

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