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Tara Fuerst, 2008

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portrait of Tara Fuerst, a 24 year old widow who is part of The American Widow Project, a support organization for the new generation of war widows. Part of the military herself and stationed in Afghanistan with her husband, when he got killed and filed his report, Tara is photographed with his necklace and hat. The sweatshirt is hers, which she left Afghanistan wearing and didnt remove for three months. Images part of the ongoing series by Gina LeVay. Women of The American Widow Project is a photo and video project that focuses on young military widows across the country to create an honest and intimate portrait of the "other side" of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. LeVay's goal is to work with as many women and men as possible to create an extensive and diverse visual portrait of our country now.
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portrait of Tara Fuerst, a 24 year old widow who is part of The American Widow Project, a support organization for the new generation of war widows.  Part of the military herself and stationed in Afghanistan with her husband, when he got killed and filed his report,  Tara is photographed with his necklace and hat. The sweatshirt is hers, which she left Afghanistan wearing and didnt remove for three months.  Images part of the ongoing series by Gina LeVay.  Women of The American Widow Project is a photo and video project that focuses on young military widows across the country to create an honest and intimate portrait of the "other side" of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.  LeVay's goal is to work with as many women and men as possible to create an extensive and diverse visual portrait of our country now.