During the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan -- the longest U.S. combat operations since the Vietnam War -- military families have been struggling through a relentless cycle of crisis and stress. Many suffer their own wounds of war: Depression. Anxiety. Divorce. Suicide. “Private Battles” tells the stories of real families and how they survive these hard times.
|Publisher:||The Dallas Morning News|
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About the Author
Sonya N. Hebert joined The Dallas Morning News as a staff photographer in 2007. Sonya was a 2009 Pulitzer Prize finalist for feature photography for the project “At the Edge of Life,” an empathetic look at dying patients navigating the end of life. Among other awards, Sonya received a 2010 national Edward R. Murrow award for “Choosing Thomas,” the story of a couple preparing for the birth and death of their son, Thomas. For the same work, Sonya was awarded the 2010 Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. In 2009, she was awarded the ASNE Community Service Photojournalism Award and the 2009 Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. Sonya’s photography and multimedia storytelling have been recognized in national contests such as Pictures of the Year International and the National Press Photographers Association: Best of Photojournalism. Prior to working at The News, Sonya interned at The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, Va. and attended the Ohio University School of Visual Communication.
Before becoming a photojournalist, Sonya worked as an assistant director at the U.S. Senate Press Photographers’ Gallery, served as a special assistant to the director of communications in the Clinton White House and worked as a program officer at the President’s Interagency Council on Women in Washington, D.C. She received a B.A