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Photojournalist Brings Raw, Perceptive Coverage of War In Gaza

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Once upon a time, images of war were few and far between. Most images were thoroughly examined and often edited before the public was allowed to see them. With the proliferation of social media, this is no longer the case.

New York Times photo journalist Wissam Nassar is covering the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians in Gaza. The image above is just one of dozens Nassar's taken since the fighting started.

“A Palestinian woman pauses amid destroyed buildings in the northern district of Beit Hanun in the Gaza Strip during a humanitarian truce on August 4, 2014," the caption reads.

Nassar’s images often capture the moments of war many people outside such conflicts rarely get the chance to see. There is sadness and despair, but also brief glimpses of joy and hope.

Check Nassar's Facebook page for more photos.

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