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Louie Palu, Kandahar, Afghanistan
Eating grapes in Pashmul during a patrol in Zhari District, Kandahar, Afghanistan
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U.S. Marine Cpl. Joshua Wycka, age 21, Garmsir, Helmand, Afghanistan
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U.S. Marine Lcpl. Damon “Commie” Connell, age 20, Helmand, Afghanistan
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U.S. Marine Sgt. Ronald Richards, age 23, Helmand, Afghanistan
Louie Palu, U.S. Marine Gunnery Sergeant Carlos "OJ" Orjuela, age 31, Garmsir, Helmand, Afghanistan
U.S. Marine Gunnery Sergeant Carlos “OJ” Orjuela, age 31, Garmsir, Helmand, Afghanistan
Louie Palu, U.S. Marine Lt. Jack Treptow, age 25, Garmsir, Helmand, Afghanistan
U.S. Marine Lt. Jack Treptow, age 25, Garmsir, Helmand, Afghanistan
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U.S. Marine Lcpl. Theodore Dykstra, age 23, Helmand, Afghanistan
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U.S. Marine Lcpl. Preston Calkins, age 20, Helmand, Afghanistan
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U.S. Marine Lcpl. Nathan “Baby Shoe” Conway, age 21, Helmand, Afghanistan
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U.S. Marine JD “Monte” Montefusco, age 22, Helmand, Afghanistan
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U.S. Marine Gunnery Sergeant Julian Lumm, age 31, Helmand, Afghanistan
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U.S. Marine Cpl. Philip Pepper, age 22, Helmand, Afghanistan
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U.S. Marine Pfc. Chad Wilson, age 21, Helmand, Afghanistan
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U.S. Marine Lcpl. Patrick “Sweetums” Stanborough, age 21, Helmand, Afghanistan
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U.S. Marine Lcpl. Anthony Nagel, age 25, Helmand, Afghanistan
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U.S. Marine Sgt. Eric Peterson, age 22, Helmand, Afghanistan

Louie Palu Resume

Louie Palu is a renowned documentary photographer whose work has appeared in numerous publications and exhibitions internationally. He is the recipient of many honors including a National Magazine Award, Critical Mass Book Award, Hasselblad Master Award, Alexia Foundation Documentary Photography Grant, Aftermath Grant, and he was a 2011 Bernard L. Schwartz Fellow with the New America Foundation.

Louie’s work has been featured in The New Yorker, The New York Times, TIME, Newsweek, The Atlantic, Paris Match, BBC, The Globe, and the Sunday Times Magazine. His work is in the permanent collections of the National Gallery of Canada; the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and the George Eastman House.

Palu is best known for his long-term studies of the social and political issues of our times, including a recent five-year investigation of the conflict in Kandahar, Afghanistan.

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