Sebastian Junger learned of Tim Hetherington’s death via social media. The news came less than two months after the pair had reveled in the excess of the 2011 Academy Awards, where they were nominated for the war documentary “Restrepo.”
That seems somehow fitting since the 40-year-old Hetherington — in contrast to some photojournalists who prefer to maintain an objective distance from their subjects — was always reaching out and trying to connect to those people he covered.
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“Which Way is the Front Line From Here? The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington”
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