Photo of the Day: Thursday February 18 2010

Korengal Valley in Afghanistan

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Addario had spent six days along the Abas Ghar ridge while embedded with a battle company patrolling the area in the Korengal Valley in Afghanistan. She took this picture following an ambush that killed a young soldier. The soldiers’ somber faces stand out in relief against the unforgiving landscape, emphasizing the unreality of life in wartime.Lynsey Addario
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