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Looking at war through a lens


Over the past few years, 28-year-old photojournalist Peter van Agtmael has done multiple tours of Afghanistan and Iraq.

Many of the photographs from his large collection have been gathered together in a new book, '2nd Tour Hope I Don't Die'.

In this First Person account Peter talks about the powerful images and his own experiences of covering the conflicts.

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