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Photographer's Note

These two Uzbek men are elders in their village of Lataband. Lataband was on the front lines of the fighting between the Taliban and Northern Alliance (United Front) in 2001. I took this photo while we were waiting outside the mosque for the rest of the men in the village to gather. We held a meeting that day concerning how best to construct their homes, and what to do in case of an earthquake. Earthquakes kill thousands of people each year in Central Asia- the culprit often being poorly built homes that collapse and kill families while they sleep.

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  • Copyright: James McDowell (JMcDowell) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 17 W: 1 N: 81] (655)
  • Genre: People
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2005-02-27
  • Categories: Daily Life
  • Exposure: f/10.0, 1/200 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2005-12-05 5:36
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