Giles Duley:
When a reporter becomes the story

TEDxObserver · 11:54 · Filmed Mar 2012
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Giles Duley gave up a life of glamour and celebrity as a fashion photographer to travel the world and document the stories of the forgotten and marginalized. While on assignment in Afghanistan he stepped on a landmine, a horrific event that left him a triple amputee. In this moving talk Duley tells us stories of peoples lost and found — including his. (Filmed at TEDxObserver.)

Giles Duley began his career as a fashion photographer. When it was time for a change he found himself on a journey of war and hardship. Full bio
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