Picture Story: Poisoned American Soldiers, Another Legacy of War

March 16, 2011

By David Walker

As a documentary photojournalist, Nina Berman approaches her subjects with compassion, but also with pragmatism and efficiency. She’s committed to making her projects financially viable. Her “Poisoned While Deployed” project, about soldiers suffering from exposure to toxic fumes from the military’s open trash burning trash pits in Iraq, is a case in point. Berman pitched the story to Ohio-based Disabled...

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