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Steve's body of work spans conflicts, ancient traditions, and culture, yet always retains the human element.

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List stevemccurryofficial's Instagram A young girl combs her hair at home in Xigaze, Tibet. 1522025766790070417_1463412041

A young girl combs her hair at home in Xigaze, Tibet.

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List stevemccurryofficial's Instagram Two girls play in a fruit orchard in the shadow of Saint Pierre Castle in the Aosta Valley Region in Italy. 1521417896201335178_1463412041

Two girls play in a fruit orchard in the shadow of Saint Pierre Castle in the Aosta Valley Region in Italy.

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List stevemccurryofficial's Instagram I photographed these old friends reminiscing in Baalbek, Lebanon. 
Conversation is food for the soul according to an ancient proverb. 1521069835977552205_1463412041

I photographed these old friends reminiscing in Baalbek, Lebanon. Conversation is food for the soul according to an ancient proverb.

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List stevemccurryofficial's Instagram I photographed this nomad girl in her family’s temporary dwelling in Rajasthan, India. A roof overhead is new for Punkti, a shepherd's daughter. Family men still live under the stars while herding, staying close to their animals. 1520345626905382335_1463412041

I photographed this nomad girl in her family’s temporary dwelling in Rajasthan, India. A roof overhead is new for Punkti, a shepherd's daughter. Family men still live under the stars while herding, staying close to their animals.

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List stevemccurryofficial's Instagram Two Afghan patients in a Red Cross hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan, find friendship and common interests as the man reads to the boy. 1519651418833721008_1463412041

Two Afghan patients in a Red Cross hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan, find friendship and common interests as the man reads to the boy.

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List stevemccurryofficial's Instagram I photographed this child in Mauritania, in West Africa. It is a country of vast deserts which continue to grow due to overgrazing, soil erosion, and deforestation. 1518918615708129123_1463412041

I photographed this child in Mauritania, in West Africa. It is a country of vast deserts which continue to grow due to overgrazing, soil erosion, and deforestation.

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List stevemccurryofficial's Instagram A man harvests lotus flowers at Angkor Wat temple, Angkor, Cambodia. Lotus flowers symbolize purity and beauty. 1518194161654912703_1463412041

A man harvests lotus flowers at Angkor Wat temple, Angkor, Cambodia. Lotus flowers symbolize purity and beauty.

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List stevemccurryofficial's Instagram During the Taliban era, someone recognized him and told him they would help him emigrate to a country in northern Europe, but he turned down the offer because he didn't want to leave his mother and sisters behind. He works hard to support his eight family members and is a proud man who is grateful for our efforts to locate him and help him and his family. 1517464684310141664_1463412041

During the Taliban era, someone recognized him and told him they would help him emigrate to a country in northern Europe, but he turned down the offer because he didn't want to leave his mother and sisters behind. He works hard to support his eight family members and is a proud man who is grateful for our efforts to locate him and help him and his family.

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List stevemccurryofficial's Instagram Against all odds, I was able to locate R.M. last year in Kabul.  I first photographed him as a boy soldier during the civil wars in Afghanistan more than twenty years ago. 1517440040718899750_1463412041

Against all odds, I was able to locate R.M. last year in Kabul. I first photographed him as a boy soldier during the civil wars in Afghanistan more than twenty years ago.

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List stevemccurryofficial's Instagram During the conflict among warring national factions in Afghanistan that followed the retreat of the occupying Soviet military, city neighborhoods barricaded themselves against each other. There was no law and little order. This 14-year-old was charged with maintaining a barrier along one of the main streets of Kabul. 
It was great to meet him last year in Kabul.  He is doing well, and enjoyed reminiscing about the day our paths crossed. 1516744473894196998_1463412041

During the conflict among warring national factions in Afghanistan that followed the retreat of the occupying Soviet military, city neighborhoods barricaded themselves against each other. There was no law and little order. This 14-year-old was charged with maintaining a barrier along one of the main streets of Kabul. It was great to meet him last year in Kabul. He is doing well, and enjoyed reminiscing about the day our paths crossed.

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List stevemccurryofficial's Instagram I photographed this young Rinpoche ('precious one') at the Sakya Monastery in Bylakuppe, Karnataka, India. For many families, having their son accepted into such a monastery is a great honor. 1515969752080626671_1463412041

I photographed this young Rinpoche ('precious one') at the Sakya Monastery in Bylakuppe, Karnataka, India. For many families, having their son accepted into such a monastery is a great honor.

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List stevemccurryofficial's Instagram Goggles and a scarf barely shield this worker from the choking dust and smoke of this ship breaking yard in Mumbai, India. He stared directly into my camera for a few seconds before resuming his dangerous work. 1515338021371775923_1463412041

Goggles and a scarf barely shield this worker from the choking dust and smoke of this ship breaking yard in Mumbai, India. He stared directly into my camera for a few seconds before resuming his dangerous work.

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List stevemccurryofficial's Instagram A mother with her children paddles a shikara near Dal Lake in Srinagar, Kashmir, India. Shikaras are typically made of deodar trees, also known as trees of God. 1514838131269007837_1463412041

A mother with her children paddles a shikara near Dal Lake in Srinagar, Kashmir, India. Shikaras are typically made of deodar trees, also known as trees of God.

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List stevemccurryofficial's Instagram Happy Mothers' day from my family to yours. 1513958964499512705_1463412041

Happy Mothers' day from my family to yours.

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List stevemccurryofficial's Instagram In 1982, I photographed a mother and daughter at their home in the midst of destruction and the devastation of Beirut, yet life had to go on. 1513091557878676825_1463412041

In 1982, I photographed a mother and daughter at their home in the midst of destruction and the devastation of Beirut, yet life had to go on.

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List stevemccurryofficial's Instagram Crowding in the trunk while adult relatives ride up front, boys in Kabul, Afghanistan, settle in for an open air taxi ride across town. 1512368561748814668_1463412041

Crowding in the trunk while adult relatives ride up front, boys in Kabul, Afghanistan, settle in for an open air taxi ride across town.

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List stevemccurryofficial's Instagram ​A father and daughter in their home in Kabul, Afghanistan. 1512012157259244566_1463412041

​A father and daughter in their home in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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List stevemccurryofficial's Instagram I photographed these men near Angkor Wat, Cambodia, a few years after the end of the genocide perpetrated by the Khmer Rouge, which killed almost 1.7 million people. 
These men were part of a wedding party and were waiting their turn to be photographed. The man on the right was a survivor of Cambodia's "Killing Fields". 1511605325466183899_1463412041

I photographed these men near Angkor Wat, Cambodia, a few years after the end of the genocide perpetrated by the Khmer Rouge, which killed almost 1.7 million people. These men were part of a wedding party and were waiting their turn to be photographed. The man on the right was a survivor of Cambodia's "Killing Fields".

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List stevemccurryofficial's Instagram I made this picture of a security guard and his kitten in Yangon, Burma. 1510917606763339175_1463412041

I made this picture of a security guard and his kitten in Yangon, Burma.

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List stevemccurryofficial's Instagram Make-believe conquers the tools of war as children clamber over an abandoned anti-aircraft gun in Beirut, Lebanon, 1982. These tools of war became an improvised playground demonstrating the resilience of children. No matter how dire the situation, how dangerous the environment, children need to play. Whether it is splashing in puddles or climbing on abandoned tanks, their world of make believe is almost as important as food and shelter. 1510214935148283233_1463412041

Make-believe conquers the tools of war as children clamber over an abandoned anti-aircraft gun in Beirut, Lebanon, 1982. These tools of war became an improvised playground demonstrating the resilience of children. No matter how dire the situation, how dangerous the environment, children need to play. Whether it is splashing in puddles or climbing on abandoned tanks, their world of make believe is almost as important as food and shelter.

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