Death of a Marine in Afghanistan

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AP photographer Julie Jacobson caught this photo of Marine Lance Corporal Joshua Bernard, 21, of New Portland, Maine, who was hit in the legs by a rocket-propelled grenade on August 14, 2009,in the village of Dahaneh in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, and later died. The Pentagon objected to the distribution of the photo, as did Bernard's father. The Associated Press, however, argued that it bought home to Americans the reality of the war in Afghanistan and the sacrifices being made by U.S. soldiers there. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)