These Moving Pics of Soldiers Before, During, and After Battle Show the Hardships of War | 22 Words

We all know that war can ravage a person's mind and emotional state.

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But these pictures, from the series We Are Not Dead, show the obvious tolls that battle can take on your physical appearance as well. Taken by photographer Lagale Snow in 2010, the series spans eight months of time, with pictures representing how the soldiers looked before battle, during battle, and after battle. See if you can notice any patterns, I think I see several.

Lance Corporal Sean Tennant

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Lance Corporal Martyn Rankin

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Private Dylan Hughes

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Private Jo Yavala

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Private Becky Hitchcock

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Lance Corporal David McLean

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Private Matthew Hodgson

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Second Lieutenant Adam Petzsch

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Private Chris McGregor

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Private Sean Patterson

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Private Steven Anderson

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