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Lyndsey Addario

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Lyndsey Addario is an American photojournalist who regularly appears in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, National Geographicand other media outlets. Her work vividly portrays on-the-ground war and post-war conditions, most recently Syrian refugee camps and ISIS. She was jailed for several days in Libya in 2011. Addario received a MacArthur Fellowship in 2010 for “creating a powerful visual record of the most pressing conflicts and humanitarian crises of the 21st century,” a 2009 Pulitzer Prize, the Overseas Press Club’s 2010 Olivier Rebbot Award, among others. Her autobiography, It’s What I Do, describes a life in photojournalism in the post-9/11 world. Her focus is on global freedom of the press, women’s rights and human rights. She currently lives in London.

 
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