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Sebastian Junger

War

Added: Jul 30, 2013

Recorded: Jul 11, 2012

A journalist spends many years covering war and thinks that he’s come close to knowing what soldiers experience.

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Tim Hetherington and Sebastian in the Korengal Valley, Afghanistan. Photos courtesy Sebastian Junger.

After Tim’s death, Sebastian helped to found RISC, or Reporters Instructed In Saving Colleagues. RISC trains and equips freelance journalists on how to treat life-threatening injuries all around the world. To find out more information about RISC, visit their website.

The documentary Tim and Sebastian worked on in Afghanistan, Restrepo, is available now.