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Former Liberian President Charles Taylor waits for the start of his sentencing hearing in Leidschendam, near The Hague, Netherlands, Wednesday, May 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Evert-Jan Daniels, Pool)

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Former Liberian President Charles Taylor takes notes Thursday while awaiting a verdict in his trial for war crimes and crimes against humanity. He was found guilty of 11 charges, including terror, murder, rape and conscripting child soldiers. (Associated Press)

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Former Liberian President Charles Taylor takes notes Thursday while awaiting a verdict in his trial for war crimes and crimes against humanity. He was found guilty of 11 charges, including terror, murder, rape and conscripting child soldiers. (Associated Press)

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Former Liberian President Charles Taylor looks down as he waits for the start of a hearing to deliver a verdict in the court room of the Special Court for Sierra Leone in Leidschendam, near The Hague, Netherlands, Thursday April 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, Pool)

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Former Liberian President Charles Taylor looks down as he waits for the start of a hearing to deliver a verdict in the court room of the Special Court for Sierra Leone in Leidschendam, near The Hague, Netherlands, Thursday April 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, Pool)

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Former Liberian President Charles Taylor is on trial for war crimes in Sierra Leone, but many Liberians want him to face justice for massacres, rapes and torture committed during his rule of their country. (International Criminal Court via Associated Press)

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Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, left, walks with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Monrovia, Liberia Monday, Jan.16, 2012. Clinton was in Liberia to attend the second presidential inauguration of Sirleaf, Africa's first woman president, later in the day. (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh)

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The 2011 Nobel Peace Prize winners — (from left) Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberian peace activist Leymah Gbowee and Yemeni activist Tawakkol Karman — take the stage at City Hall in Oslo on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011. (AP Photo/John McConnico)

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Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf (below center) walks with Prince Johnson (below right) at a rally in Monrovia, Liberia, on Nov. 6 before the presidential election two days later. Mrs. Johnson-Sirleaf won re-election and denies making concessions to Mr. Johnson, an ex-warlord linked to atrocities. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Newly re-elected Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf answers questions as she meets with members of the press in Liberia's capital on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011. (Associated Press)

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Opposition party supporters gather around a radio to hear the announcement of presidential election results Thursday in Monrovia, Liberia. Africa's first and only female president handily won re-election.

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Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (front), with Prince Johnson (right), arrives for a rally at the Stephen Tubman Estates in Monrovia, Liberia, on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011, the last day of campaigning before Tuesday's runoff election. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

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Liberians listen to the announcement of election results on a portable radio in the 19th Street area of Sinkor, Monrovia, Liberia, on Friday, Oct. 14, 2011. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

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Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf (front, right) waves to supporters during the final day of campaigning before Tuesday's presidential election. Africa's first democratically elected female president and winner of a Nobel Peace Prize faces stiff competition from a fiery opposition candidate and his soccer-star running mate. (Associated Press)

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Former Liberian President Charles Taylor awaits the start of the prosecution's closing arguments during his war crimes trial at the U.N.-backed Special Court for Sierra Leone in Leidschendam, Netherlands, on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011. (AP Photo/Jerry Lampen, Pool)

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FILE - This is a Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2005 file photo of soccer star and presidential candidate George Weah from the Congress for Democratic Change 'CDC' party seen at a press conference in the city of Monrovia, Liberia . The photos of George Weah's football past are rapidly disappearing from the walls of his seaside villa, replaced instead by academic paraphernalia and pictures of the Liberian goalscoring great with political figures. (AP Photo/File)

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** FILE ** A Peace Corps volunteer works with local women in Liberia. About one-third of Peace Corps applicants are selected for service. (Peace Corps)