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

Derek Hudson


01 January, 1995

Jayce Hanson (3) appeals to his mother to help him pick up a toy. Some children of US Gulf War veterans, such as Jayce, were 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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