Anja Niedringhaus, a German-born photographer who shared a Pulitzer Prize for her coverage of the Iraq War, was shot dead April 4 by a policeman while on assignment in Afghanistan. She was 48. Her colleague, Kathy Gannon, was also shot and is expected to recover. Photographer Kael Alford remembers Niedringhaus, whose work spanned 25 years of international events and conflict.
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To live in Dallas is to own a small piece of the trauma of JFK’s assassination, writes Kael Alford. The tragedy came to define Dallas to the outside world but failed to describe residents’ own personal experiences. As the city prepares for the 50th anniversary of that fateful day, those memories are resurfacing. Photos and text by Kael Alford.
In a personal journey that is also a passionate elegy for an imperiled environment and traditional way of life, documentary photographer Kael Alford has built a bridge home from the wars she’s covered.