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Lynsey Addario

a photographer’s life of love and war

Lynsey Addario is an American photojournalist based in London, where she photographs for The New York Times, National Geographic, and Time Magazine. In 2000, she traveled to Afghanistan under Taliban rule to document life and oppression under the Taliban. She has since covered conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq, Lebanon, Darfur, Congo, and Libya, and shoots features primarily focused on human rights issues and humanitarian crises across the Middle East, South Asia, and Africa. Lynsey has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the MacArthur Fellowship 2009. In 2012 and 2011, Lynsey was named by Newsweek magazine one of ‘150 Fearless Women’, and in 2010 Lynsey was named one of 20 women on Oprah Winfrey's Power List, 2010, for her 'Power of Bearing Witness.'