1996 Photo Contest, People in the News, 1st prize

Derek Hudson


01 January, 1995

Jayce Hanson (3) has had both of his legs amputated to make it possible to fit prostheses. Jayce is one the children of US Gulf War veterans born with multiple birth defects.

Suggested causes of this 'Gulf War syndrome' range from chemicals and radiation to an unknown germ. The Pentagon officially denied the existence of a 'mystery illness'.

About the photographer

Derek Hudson

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