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Community Mourns Overseas Loss Of Family To Ebola Virus

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A sad day in Southwest Philadelphia, as a community mourned the loss of loved ones who died in Africa from the Ebola virus.

Georgia Nah dressed in white, surrounded by the love of family and friends in Southwest Philadelphia.

It's a celebration of life for her children Patrick Sawyer and his sister princess Nyuennyue, both of whom died from the Ebola virus in July.

The mother incredibly emotional, but it was the uncle the victims who says there is a search for information going along with their grief.

"We too have our own questions because of the manner in which Patrick passed and the manner in which Princess passed," said the uncle of the victims, Raymond Nah.

Patrick became the first reported American to contract Ebola after rushing to Liberia to tend to his ill sister, also stricken with the virus.

She died and the family says Patrick collapsed and died weeks later while on a trip to Nigeria.

Questions aside, they spend this time honoring their memories.

"What we're trying to do right now is to mourn for them. That's why we're having a memorial to help for closure, then we can ask a lot of questions like what actually happened," said Nah.

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