Addict (drugaddict) wrote,
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Is this how these men would wish to be remembered? Are the pictures an invasion of privacy?

Is this how these men would wish to be remembered? Are the pictures an invasion of privacy?

That was the Bush administration’s excuse for prohibiting photographs of returning coffins. 




Lek, a patient with AIDS and tuberculosis, in Thailand. Tending to her is Father Michael Bassano, whose hand is seen, lower right. This picture is part of “World Free of TB,” an exhibition at the United Nations

 

In Cambodia, Va Ling, 12, holds a portrait of his mother at her funeral pyre; the picture is part of the “World Free of TB” exhibition at the United Nations.

Mr. Nachtwey’s work about the war wounded in Iraq is no less haunted

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/03/28/arts/design/28nach.html?_r=1&oref=slogin

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