Beautiful, haunting and informative are just a few words one might use to describe Lynsey Addario's work as a photojournalist. Risking life to document crises around the world is a mission most people would shy away from, but Addario runs towards it. In her new book, "It's What I Do: A Photographer's Life of Love and War," Addario shares her journey covering chaos and suffering, and finding love in the middle of it all.
Women and girls study and recite the Koran in Peshawar
Opposition troops fire at a government helicopter as it sprays the area with machine-gun fire. The opposition was pushed back east, out of Bin Jawad toward Ras Lanuf, the day after taking Ras Lanuf back from troops loyal to Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi in eastern Libya
An Iraqi man leans against the wall as he walks along rows of remains of bodies discovered in a mass grave south of Baghdad. After the fall of Saddam Hussein, thousands of bodies were pulled from mass grave sites around Iraq, evidence of the brutal, bloody regime of the former dictator.
Kahindo, 20, sits in her home with her two children born out of rape in the village of Kanyabayonga, North Kivu in eastern Congo. Kahindo was kidnapped and held for almost three years in the bush by six "interhamwe," who she claims were Rawandan soldiers.