2007 Photo Contest, Portraits, Singles, 1st prize
Photographer

Nina Berman

Redux Pictures for People

07 October, 2006

US Marine Ty Ziegel poses with Renee Kline before their wedding.

Ziegel was severely wounded in a suicide bomb attack during his second tour of duty in Iraq. He was blinded in one eye, had a shattered skull, and most of his skin was burned off. The couple were engaged following Ziegel's first deployment in Iraq. After Ziegel was injured, Kline lived with him for over a year while he recovered at a hospital in Texas.

About

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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