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Master Corporal Mike Trauner and his fiancée, Leah Cuffe, offer counselling to other couples who, like them, are dealing with the aftermath of battlefield injuries. Cpl Trauner lost both legs and suffered profound injuries to his left arm while serving in Afghanistan in 2008. The couple are among the subjects of The Wounded, a photographic exhibit on now at the Canadian War Museum.
Photo: Stephen J. Thorne/Legion Magazine

Afghanistan Veteran photos reveal ‘The truth of war, and survival’ at museum

April 9, 2019 at 2:15 pm

Steven Fouchard, Army Public Affairs Ottawa, Ontario — A new photography exhibit at the Canadian War Museum features haunting portraits of wounded Afghanistan veterans the photographer says show Canada at its best. The exhibit, entitled The Wounded, consists of 18 large-format black-and-white photos by award-winning photojournalist and writer Stephen Thorne, originally commissioned by Legion Magazine in 2016. He also wrote the stories behind the subjects’ battlefield injuries, travelling across Canada to meet with each one.Read More