From Tim Kelly, President of National Geographic Society:

National Geographic is devastated by the tragic news of Tim Hetherington's death in Libya. This is a sad and terrible day. We join the community of dedicated photojournalists and documentarians around the world who are mourning his loss.


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Pretty much the most eye-opening way you could spend 90 minutes watching images on a screen. Hundreds of TV programs and features have been made on the subject, but none so vividly give the sense of what it’s like to live, and die, as a contemporary U.S. soldier.” —Steve Zeitchik, Los Angeles Times

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