Friday, October 3, 2008

Today, the story breaks

Photojournalist James Nachtwey, for the past three decades, has devoted himself to documenting wars, conflicts and critical social issues. However, when certain stories he wanted to cover - such as Romanian orphanages and famine in Somalia - garnered no interest from magazines, he self-financed trips there. In 2007, he was awarded the TED Prize, which comes with $100,000 and one wish to change the world. These photographs and this project are his wish, to tell the story of extremely drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) and TB.

1 comment:

Lynn said...

And here I thought you had some insider information!! HMPH.