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My Penpal: The Warlord's Wife

Last Updated May 14, 2017 at 7:31 pm EST

Jewel Taylor, subject of Avery Haines' documentary 'My Penpal: The Warlord’s Wife'

A CityNews Special: My Penpal: The Warlord’s Wife

Avery Haines sparked an unlikely friendship with one of the most powerful women in Africa, and travelled to Liberia, West Africa to meet her.

Be sure to check out the other documentary Avery made while in Liberia, the race to save the abandoned chimps of ‘Monkey Island’. These primates survived decades of invasive experiments, two civil wars and most recently ebola. The latest threat? Starvation.