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Photographer Thorne Anderson went to Iraq in the months before the war. He said the country felt claustrophobic under Saddam Hussein's dictatorship and the war seemed inevitable, yet it still felt surreal when the bombing began.

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Iraq • Iraq War • Thorne Anderson • World
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After losing his leg on duty for the Iraqi Army, Hussein was told by his fiance's father that their wedding was off until Hussein had a prosthetic leg. Prospects for his marriage looked grim. But when the right person saw his story through Ali Arkady's photographs, the wounded veteran's luck turned around.

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Ali Arkady • Health • Iraq • Iraq War • Metrography • World
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Gary Knight went to Iraq ahead of the conflict in 2003 to document the brewing war. He kept diaries of the events, which will be published alongside his photographs in an exhibition at the Bronx Documentary Center in New York, starting Thursday, March 14, in conjunction with the 10-year anniversary of the war’s start.

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Conflict Photography • Gary Knight • Iraq • Iraq War • Photo Exhibit • VII Photo Agency