A photographer’s photo journal and his brave journey of healing.

by Lisa Overman
( December 4th, 2010 )

Joao Silva is a photo journalist who works for the NY Times. He has received numerous awards for his work and has covered major upheavals around the globe. He was accompanying American soldiers in Southern Afghanistan on Oct 23rd, 2010 when he stepped on an antipersonal mine. He lost both his legs and sustained multiple internal injuries. He is now recovering and making his way through the painful recovery process; which includes multiple surgeries . You can read more about Joao Silva in the NY Times indepth coverage.
Here you can view the website set up by friends of Joao to help support his family and Joao Silva during his recovery. Through the website you can make a donation as well as purchase prints Joao has taken.

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