A nurse walks with a little girl suffering from Ebola at the international medical center of Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders)  in Monrovia, Liberia, in September. The people who risked, and sometimes lost, their lives caring for patients during the Ebola outbreak in Central Africa have earned broad admiration and respect.
A nurse walks with a little girl suffering from Ebola at the international medical center of Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) in Monrovia, Liberia, in September. The people who risked, and sometimes lost, their lives caring for patients during the Ebola outbreak in Central Africa have earned broad admiration and respect. Pascal Guyot Getty Images
A nurse walks with a little girl suffering from Ebola at the international medical center of Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) in Monrovia, Liberia, in September. The people who risked, and sometimes lost, their lives caring for patients during the Ebola outbreak in Central Africa have earned broad admiration and respect. Pascal Guyot Getty Images
Mariel Garza

Mariel Garza

Deputy editorial page editor, columnist and editorial writer

Opinion: Ebola fighters inspire us to ask: Would we do the same?

December 22, 2014 04:00 PM

UPDATED December 23, 2014 12:00 AM

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Mariel Garza joined The Sacramento Bee in 2014. She graduated from San Francisco State University. Garza spent more than 12 years writing about Southern California politics for the L.A. Daily News and in 2003 joined the editorial pages. In 2008 she became editorial page editor and later oversaw the opinion sections of the Los Angeles News Group daily newspapers. Reach her at mgarza@sacbee.com or 916-321-1185. Twitter: @marielgarzaBee.