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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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After years of war, Northern Iraq is experiencing a housing boom. Photographer Ali Arkady documented the poor Iraqi men who are meeting the demand for cheap labor. The project was part of a weeklong photojournalism workshop organized by Metrography, Iraq's first photo agency.

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Ali Arkady • Iraq • Metrography • World