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The Most Valuable Lesson One Journalist Learned Living Inside the 'Ebola Bubble' Might Not Be What You Expect

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"When people are dying all around you..."

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Life inside the "Ebola Bubble" is tough — but not impossible.

BuzzFeed reporter Jina Moore, who reported from Liberia in August, shared her experiences from the Ebola-ravaged nation in a video posted to YouTube Thursday.

The Liberian finger-snapping handshake, hugging and even normal shaving became things of the past during Moore's time in Liberia as fear of the deadly virus kept people physically distant.

Her biggest takeaway: the importance of charity as a coping mechanism.

"When people are dying all around you, the kindest thing you can do for yourself is a tiny, ordinary kindness for someone else," Moore said.

Watch the whole video below:

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