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Shooting Ghosts

A U.S. Marine, a Combat Photographer, and Their Journey Back from War

by Thomas J. Brennan and Finbarr O'reilly

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A U.S. Marine, a Combat Photographer, and Their Journey Back from War
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A dual memoir by a U.S. Marine and a conflict photographer profile their unlikely friendship and how it helped them recover from combat wounds and post-traumatic stress disorder.

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A U.S. Marine from the 1st Battalion, 8th Marines, Alpha Company looks out as an evening storm gathers above an outpost near Kunjak, in southern Afghanistan's Helmand province. Finbarr O'Reilly/Reuters/Viking hide caption

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A Retired Marine And A Photojournalist Confront War's 'Invisible Injuries'

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