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In a full-beard, weather-worn and haggard, Steve McCurry crossed out of Afghanistan with rolls and rolls of film sewn into his clothing. Weeks earlier, he’d been smuggled into the country by a group of refugees, and then, the Soviets invaded.

McCurry had spent weeks behind the lines with the Mujahideen, and he was one of the only photographers to document the Soviet invasion. It was the launching point for his career, and the beginning of one of the most celebrated press photographers of our time.

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