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Lynsey Addario

Lynsey Addario is an American photojournalist who has been covering conflict and humanitarian crises around the Middle East and Africa on assignment for The New York Times, National Geographic Magazine, and Time Magazine for over two decades. She has covered conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Lebanon, Darfur, South Sudan, Somalia, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. In 2015, American Photo Magazine named Lynsey as one of the five most influential photographers of the past 25 years, saying she changed the way we saw the world's conflicts. She is a Nikon Ambassador and the recipient of numerous awards, including a MacArthur fellowship, a Pulitzer prize, and two Emmy nominations. In 2015, Lynsey wrote a New York Times Best-selling memoir, "It's What I Do", which chronicles her personal and professional life as a photojournalist coming of age in the post-9/11 world. In October 2018, she released her first solo collection of photography, “Of Love and War.”