Histories are Mirrors: The Path of Conflict Through Afghanistan and Iraq

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From the devastation of the World Trade Center in 2001, through the mountains of Afghanistan, to the battle for Iraq, New York Times photographer Tyler Hicks’ images have made history as well as recorded it. Hicks presents the stark but dignified realities of everyday life during the conflict and its aftermath coexisting with pathos and grace.

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Tyler Hicks, born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, graduated from Boston university with a degree in photojournlism. he worked at the Troy Daily News in Ohio and the Wilmington Morning Star in North Carolina before moving to The New York Times. Following 9/11, he photographed in Afghanistan for The Times and Getty Images. His awards include a 2003 Pictures of the Year Award of Excellence for a New York Times piece titled "Iraqi Prison Guard" and the 2001 International Center of Photography Infinity Award for Photojournalism for his coverage in Afghanistan. As a New York Times staff photographer since 2002, he has covered the ongoing Iraqi conflict from Baghdad. Though constantly on assignment, Hicks retains his residence in New York. John F. Burns has served as the bureau chief of The New York Times in Baghdad since the United States began bombing in March of 2003. He has received the Pulitzer Prize twice: in 1997 for his reporting on the Taliban in Afghanistan and in 1993 for his coverage of strife and destruction in Bosnia. Burns has been with The New York Times since 1975 and since that time he has been a bureau chief in New Delhi, Toronto, Peking, Moscow, and Johannesburg. He lives in London. Ian Fisher graduated from Boston University in 1987. He worked at The Lowell Sun in massachusetts until 1990, when he joined The New York Times as a clerk. After being promoted to reporter in 1992, Fisher covered the Bronx, Albany, and Washington, D.C. He became the New York Times East Africa bureau chief, based in Kenya, in 1998 and the Eastern Europe and Balkans chief in 2001. Following the terrorist attacks on 9/11 he was based primarily in Iraq and the Middle East. In August of 2004 he became the New York Times bureau chief iin Rome, where he currently resides with his wife and two children.

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