It’s Not Rude: These Portraits Of Wounded Vets Are Meant To Be Stared At


NPR station KSMU hightlights the work of photographer David Jay’s Unknown Soldier  project which took portraits of wounded solders. The pictures are reminder of the harsh realities of war, and yet also shows some wonderfully tender and intimate moments in these people’s lives.

Trigger warning for images of war

It’s impolite to stare. But when it comes to severely injured soldiers, maybe we don’t look enough; or maybe we’d rather not see wounded

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