1. Audio is now up for Terry’s interview with combat photographers Greg Marinovich and Joao Silva. A slideshow of their war photographs can be found here.

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  1. I called my wife. I told my wife, because I had seen my legs were gone, I told my wife, ‘Listen. Legs are gone. But I think I’m going to be OK. I think I’m going to live.

    — Joao Silva’s immediate reaction after stepping on a landmine in Afghanistan. [Silva’s photographs and interview, conducted via tape sync from Walter Reed Army Medical Hospital.]

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  1. Joao Silva lost both of his legs in a landmine explosion in Afghanistan last October while working as a contract photographer for the New York Times. He spoke to Terry Gross about his injuries and about working as a combat photographer from Walter Reed Army Medical Hospital, where he is recovering.  View in High-Res

    Joao Silva lost both of his legs in a landmine explosion in Afghanistan last October while working as a contract photographer for the New York Times. He spoke to Terry Gross about his injuries and about working as a combat photographer from Walter Reed Army Medical Hospital, where he is recovering. 

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  1. An Afghan mujaheddin fighting with the Northern Alliance fires at Taliban positions Sept 1999 near Charikar on the Shomali plains. Joao Silva takes pictures on right. (Greg Marinovich) (via and much more on Greg Marinovich’s blog)
Both Silva and Marinovich are on Fresh Air tomorrow. Marinovich has been shot four times. Silva lost his legs in a landmine explosion in Afghanistan last fall.  View in High-Res

    An Afghan mujaheddin fighting with the Northern Alliance fires at Taliban positions Sept 1999 near Charikar on the Shomali plains. Joao Silva takes pictures on right. (Greg Marinovich) (via and much more on Greg Marinovich’s blog)

    Both Silva and Marinovich are on Fresh Air tomorrow. Marinovich has been shot four times. Silva lost his legs in a landmine explosion in Afghanistan last fall. 

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  1. Tomorrow: combat photographers Greg Marinovich and Joao Silva. They were filming the Civil War in South Africa where they became known as part of the BangBang Club. Silva lost his legs in a land mine explosion in Afghanistan last fall. [background on Silva’s injuries here]

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