Apartment 4 O is the center of life for many of the youth in Park Hill, where young men smoke, drink and share stories of their lives in the U.S. — and sometimes Liberia.
Staten Island is home to the largest number of Liberians outside of the country. And 8,000 are reported to live in Park Hill, where "the rules" can be strict and perplexing to outsiders.
Some players of the Liberian soccer league were childhood friends, growing up together in Liberia during the civil war. Some just met in the U.S. and soccer field is a place for reconciliation.