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12 Soldiers Were Photographed Before, During And After War And The Result Will Dishearten You

War is what happens when language fails! And when war happens, it causes a lot of changes. Just ask any veteran and he can tell you 'n' number of things. The most common problem from which they suffer is traumatic brain injuries and post-traumatic stress disorder.

A photographer and filmmaker Lalage Snow shows the shocking transformation soldiers go through before, during and after tours of duty in Afghanistan.   

12 Soldiers Were Photographed Before, During And After War And The Result Will Dishearten You

12 Soldiers Were Photographed Before, During And After War And The Result Will Dishearten You

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Lalage Snow is an award winning photographer, filmmaker and a writer.

Lalage Snow is an award winning photographer, filmmaker and a writer.

She recently created a series named "We Are Not Dead."

She recently created a series named "We Are Not Dead."

In her series, Snow shows the shocking transformation soldiers go through before, during and after tours of duty in Afghanistan.

In her series, Snow shows the shocking transformation soldiers go through before, during and after tours of duty in Afghanistan.

When you see these changes, the results will disturb you.

When you see these changes, the results will disturb you.

Snow's goal was to make the experience of war personal and to understand it through the faces of those who were fighting.

Snow's goal was to make the experience of war personal and to understand it through the faces of those who were fighting.

She also tried not to pass any judgement or over the rights ans wrongs of war.

She also tried not to pass any judgement or over the rights ans wrongs of war.

The physical changes are surprising!

The physical changes are surprising!

Looks like the inner child died completely.

Looks like the inner child died completely.

The after effects of war are looking similar to high doses of narcotics!

The after effects of war are looking similar to high doses of narcotics!

You can easily see the difference in this collage!

You can easily see the difference in this collage!

War is cruel to the men and women who fight in them, there's no doubt about it!

War is cruel to the men and women who fight in them, there's no doubt about it!

Soldiers often have to detach themselves emotionally, leading to higher rates of depression, alcoholism and suicides.

Soldiers often have to detach themselves emotionally, leading to higher rates of depression, alcoholism and suicides.

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