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Eugene Richards

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Eugene Richards

Eugene Richards, a fellow at the Nation Institute, is an award-winning magazine photographer and writer. He has written books on poverty in America, emergency medicine, women's breast cancer, and the war on drugs. His most recent book is The Fat Baby.


News and Features

A 25-year-old certified medic, home from Iraq, can't escape the horrors of war.

In New Hampshire, a mother is reunited with her grievously wounded son.

The hidden toll the Iraq War is exposed in a photo essay on how one mother braces for her son's second deployment to Iraq.

War Is Personal: A photo-essay on how grief has transformed the father
of a slain US marine.

In the first installment of a new series called Photo Nation, a young soldier from Missouri recounts the ambush of his unit in Iraq.