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When others flee war zones, she grabs her camera

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The images of death and destruction coming out of Ukraine are hard to shake once you’ve seen them. And many of them have been captured by Lynsey Addario, one of the world’s preeminent war photographers. Addario spoke with host Krys Boyd in 2015 to talk about her life documenting conflict in Afghanistan, Iraq, Darfur, Libya and elsewhere around the world. She wrote about the experience in her memoir, “It’s What I Do: A Photographer’s Life of Love and War,” and because she once again finds herself in a war zone, we’re revisiting this conversation about how she does what she does.

This episode originally aired on Feb. 18, 2015.