2005 Photo Contest, Portraits, 2nd prize

Nina Berman

Redux Pictures for Mother Jones

23 November, 2003

American military personnel, injured by insurgent activity in Iraq, re-adjust to life back home: Private Alan Jermaine Lewis (23), machine-gunner with the 3rd Infantry Division, was wounded when the Humvee he was driving hit a landmine on Highway 8 in Baghdad. The explosion blew off both his legs, injured his face, and broke his left arm in six places.

About the photographer

Nina Berman

Nina Berman has been an editorial and documentary photographer for more than 20 years, focusing primarily on the American political and social landscape. She is the author of Pur...

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