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Felipe Dana

Nominated in Journalist

About Felipe Dana

Award-winning photographer Felipe Dana documents some of the most dangerous and dismal places on Earth. Working for the Associated Press, Felipe finds himself covering newsworthy locales and communities without regard to safety, looking to awaken the world to the plight of people who often go unseen and unheard. In 2017, he spent time capturing the devastation in Mosul, Iraq, amidst the battle between Iraqi forces and ISIS that left the city in ruins. He posted the heartbreaking images to Instagram, showing the resilience of people who have become all too accustomed to violence and destruction. His 85K+ followers appreciate how he highlights the humanity within the struggle, candidly showing how people persevere despite tragedy.

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