A Liberian militia child soldier
loyal to the government walks away from firing
while another taunts rebel fighters.
Credit Chris Hondros/Getty Images
Hondros and Hetherington:
Photographing the Liberian Civil War
A show at the Bronx Documentary Center reveals
how Liberia’s civil war shaped the lives and careers
of Chris Hondros and Tim Hetherington.
NYT Oct. 22, 2018
Getty Images photographer Chris Hondros
walks the ruins of a building August 21, 2006
in southern Beirut, Lebanon.
Chris Hondros 1970-2011
In remembrance of Chris Hondros
April 21, 2011 at 11:40 am by Will Waldron
Chris Hondros USA 1970-2011
died aged 41 from injuries
sustained in a grenade attack
by Libyan government forces
He was one of the world's
His dramatic images
from conflicts in Kosovo,
Iraq, the West Bank and Libya
the New York Times,
the Los Angeles Times
and the Washington Post.
his dramatic reportage
earned him a Pulitzer prize
He was awarded
the Robert Capa gold medal
by the Overseas Press Club
for his "exceptional
courage and enterprise"
while covering the Iraq war,
and, in 2007,
American Photo magazine
"Hero of Photography".
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