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Fashion Photographer Shifts His Focus to Wounded Soldiers

Photographer David Jay has documented lots of conventional beauty in his work for major fashion houses and magazines. He’s also helped the world reconsider what “beauty” means with “The Scar Project“, a groundbreaking portrait series that captured young breast cancer survivors going forward with their lives.

Now Jay is tackling perhaps an even greater challenge with “The Unknown Soldier,” a powerful new portrait project that captures the post-combat lives of young soldiers seriously injured in Iraq and Afghanistan.

The images are challenging and revealing: showing amputated limbs, jagged scars and severe burns on the outside; and courage, determination and humanity on the inside.

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