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Nancy Writebol, who spent weeks in isolation after contracting the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia, looks to her husband, David, during a news conference Wednesday. This is the first time that the Charlotte woman, who was recently released from an Atlanta hospital, has spoken publicly about her experience. She and her husband, both missionaries, had been in Liberia for a year working in a clinic when she contracted the disease. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)

Nancy Writebol, who spent weeks in isolation after contracting the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia, looks to her husband, David, during a news conference Wednesday. This is the first time that the Charlotte woman, who was recently released from an Atlanta hospital, has spoken publicly about her experience. She and her husband, both missionaries, had been in Liberia for a year working in a clinic when she contracted the disease. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)

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