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03/01/2012

Duration:
28 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 03 January 2012

Extraordinary personal stories from around the world.

From fashion photography to hard-hitting reportage, Giles Duley's career behind the camera started over two decades ago.

Last year, while documenting an elite battalion of six American soldiers on the frontline in Afghanistan, he stepped on a landmine.

He lost both his legs and his arm.

Over the last few months, Giles has made a remarkable recovery and is determined to go back to Afghanistan and finish the project there he was unable to complete.

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    Injured photographer Giles Duley wants Afghanistan return

    On his final photo assignment in Afghanistan, Giles Duley stepped on an explosive device and lost his arm, and both legs. David Sillito went to meet him and find out why he wants to return to Afghanistan as a photographer

    Watch the interview on the BBC News website
  • Giles Duley - Becoming the story

    Giles Duley - Becoming the story

    British documentary photographer Giles Duley was badly injured in Afghanistan earlier this year, now his pictures from the past ten years go on show at the KK Outlet Gallery

    Take a look at the pictures on the BBC News website
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