1986 Photo Contest, News Feature, 2nd prize

James Nachtwey

National Geographic

01 January, 1985

A little boy hiding behind a soldier in Nicaragua, a country scourged by civil war. Fifty percent of its GNP is spent on the war effort.

About the photographer

James Nachtwey

Photographs of the Vietnam War and the American Civil Rights movement inspired him to become a photographer. While teaching himself photography, he worked as truck driver and as ...

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