Entry Title: " Wounded Veterans"
Ed Kashi
, United States

Entry Description:

War's aftermath requires healing, both physically and mentally. While visible wounds may be the initial result, the transition from active duty back into civilian life is often a long and arduous journey. Returned from Iraq, these severely injured American soldiers receive medical treatment at the Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, and begin to take their first steps towards home.

About the Artist:

Ed Kashi has dedicated his photographic career to documenting the social and political issues that define our times. Kashi, with a degree in photojournalism from Syracuse University, has been photographing professionally since 1979. Edís collaboration with National Geographic, among other publications, has produced a growing body of work on the modern Middle-East. In December 2002, Kashi and his wife Julie Winokur founded Talking Eyes Media, a non-profit educational multimedia company that explores social issues through visually compelling materials.