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The surreal experience of photographing my own suicide bombing

Stephen Dupont is one of the world’s most decorated war photographers.

But while embedded in Afghanistan he found himself the subject of his own photographs as he was caught in the middle of a suicide bombing.

Injured, but still alive, the Australian photographer describes the utterly surreal experience of capturing his own terrifying ordeal.

(Image: Stephen Dupont)

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Technically, Riordan writes culture, politics and sport, but 80% of his words are direct quotes stolen from The Simpsons. He promises to tweet more at @riordanl and speaks words for The Zero Thumbs Down Podcast.

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