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Blind Sight

War photographer Tim Hetherington's intimate portraits of pupils at Milton Margai School for the Blind in Sierra Leone

Tim Hetherington

Tim Hetherington | Blind Sight Portraits of pupils at the Mitlon Margai School for the Blind. Freetown, Sierra Leone. December, 2001. © Tim Hetherington | Magnum Photos
Tim Hetherington | Blind Sight War-blind patient awaiting surgery. A large number of people lost eyes during the civil war, either through gunshot, shrapnel, or rebel torture. Freetown, Sierra Leone. October, 2000. © Tim Hetherington | Magnum Photos
Tim Hetherington | Blind Sight Portraits of pupils at the Mitlon Margai School for the Blind. Freetown, Sierra Leone. December, 2001. © Tim Hetherington | Magnum Photos
Tim Hetherington | Blind Sight Braiding hair in the girls dormitory. Milton Margai School for the Blind. Freetown, Sierra Leone. December, 2001. © Tim Hetherington | Magnum Photos
Tim Hetherington | Blind Sight Abu Koroma. Portraits of pupils at the Mitlon Margai School for the Blind. Freetown, Sierra Leone. December, 2001. © Tim Hetherington | Magnum Photos
Tim Hetherington | Blind Sight John has his haircut. Milton Margai School for the Blind. Freetown, Sierra Leone. December, 2001. © Tim Hetherington | Magnum Photos
Tim Hetherington | Blind Sight Portraits of pupils at the Mitlon Margai School for the Blind. Freetown, Sierra Leone. December, 2001. © Tim Hetherington | Magnum Photos
Tim Hetherington | Blind Sight Paul Houdrush listens to his electronic talking alarm clock. Milton Margai School for the Blind. Freetown, Sierra Leone. December, 2001. © Tim Hetherington | Magnum Photos
Tim Hetherington | Blind Sight Mohammad Kab'bah keeps the key for the school's food store around his neck. Milton Margai School for the Blind. Freetown, Sierra Leone. December, 2001. © Tim Hetherington | Magnum Photos
Tim Hetherington | Blind Sight As a result of the civil war, many people were left with serious medical conditions. As well as the more common abuses of amputation, the fighters of the Revolutionary Front (RUF) also terrorized p (...)
Tim Hetherington | Blind Sight As a result of the civil war, many people were left with serious medical conditions. Many simply lost their eyesight because they did not have access to a doctor and therefore a simple medical cond (...)
Tim Hetherington | Blind Sight A large number of people lost eyes during the civil war, either through gunshot, shrapnel, or rebel torture. Freetown, Sierra Leone. October, 2000. © Tim Hetherington | Magnum Photos
Tim Hetherington | Blind Sight Portraits of pupils at the Mitlon Margai School for the Blind. Freetown, Sierra Leone. December, 2001. © Tim Hetherington | Magnum Photos
Tim Hetherington | Blind Sight Freetown, Sierra Leone. October, 2000. © Tim Hetherington | Magnum Photos
Tim Hetherington | Blind Sight Freetown, Sierra Leone. October, 2000. © Tim Hetherington | Magnum Photos