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Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, president of the Republic of Liberia and the first female elected head of state in Africa, speaks at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital with, from left, U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop, D-Albany; Phoebe Putney Health System CEO Joel Wernick, and her son Dr. James Sirleaf, interim medical director of emergency medicine at Phoebe, listening on Monday. Making a personal visit to Albany, the president also appeared at an Albany Museum of Art benefit Monday evening. (Staff Photo: Jennifer Parks)

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The first woman elected head of state in Africa visits her son, a doctor in Southwest Georgia

Republic of Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, while in Albany to visit her son, made appearances at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital and the Albany Museum of Art on Monday.


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