James Nachtwey Fights TB, With Pictures – Lens

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When Mr. Nachtwey was awarded a TED Prize in 2007, receiving $100,000 to help fulfill “one wish to change the world,” he chose to tell a visual story about tuberculosis.

“This is about a disease that had been completely in the shadows,” Mr. Nachtwey said, allowing that he himself had once believed it was “more like an archaic disease that had virtually disappeared.”

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