Luis Sinco Research Paper

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MARLBORO MARINE Amanda Mann 09 September 2009 Journ 120 Luis Sinco began a journey alongside Lance Cpl. James Blake Miller in November 2004 during a marine assault in Fallouja, Iraq. Sinco, a Los Angeles Times photojournalist, documented the marines who were part of Charlie Company of the 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, as they entered the city on Nov. 8. During a break in the fire Miller lit a cigarette and as Sinco snapped his picture an icon of the war in Iraq was created and a tie between the two men formed. When Miller returned from overseas he tried to go back to normal life but was plagued by the images of the war that he had fought. “I think about Iraq practically every day. Sometimes sitting around doing
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