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The Option of Last Resort: Iraqi Refugees in the United States 6 by Gabriela Bulisova

The Option of Last Resort: Iraqi Refugees in the United States 6 by Gabriela Bulisova

Artist: Gabriela Bulisova
Year: 2010-2011
Medium: Photograph

"The bonds of war are not like others: you sleep together, you eat together, you do missions together, and sometimes you are injured together. Working as a translator for the U.S. Army, I witnessed the deaths of some of the soldiers in our unit. I used to come to Arlington cemetery to visit fallen friends. They sacrificed themselves for this country, and I admired their heroism, their ultimate sacrifice. We all die sometime, but what matters is how you die: will people remember you?"