20 incredible photos from one of the most legendary war photographers of all time, who was killed on assignment during the Arab Spring

Business Insider | 4/20/2011 | Harrison Jacobs
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Photojournalist Chris Hondros was killed while photographing the conflict in Libya in 2011.

He was a renowned photojournalist who covered the conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Sierra Leone, Egypt and elsewhere, believing it was his responsibility to bring the story of those impacted to the world.

Childhood - Friend - Journalist - Greg - Campbell

His childhood friend and fellow journalist Greg Campbell was with Hondros during his final assignment, and directed a documentary tracing his life called HONDROS.

After 15 years covering major conflict zones, Pulitzer Prize-nominated photojournalist Chris Hondros was killed by a mortar shell on April 20, 2011 while traveling with rebels in Libya.

Tragedy

It was and still is an unmitigated tragedy.

Hondros' photos from conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Egypt, and Liberia, among other places, constitute one of the most affecting bodies of work in photojournalism.

Childhood - Friend - Journalist - Story

His childhood friend, fellow journalist, and frequent story...
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