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In this Aug. 14, 2004 photo, Mohammaed Mahdi, who lost his foot in a mine explosion, waits for a Red Cross doctor in his home in Kabul, Afghanistan.  In Afghanistan, Associated Press photographer Emilio Morenatti had visited a rehabilitation center run by the Red Cross in Kabul that was considered one of the best in the country and was one of the few that provided prostheses to patients, including children, who had been blown up by forgotten mines in rural areas. Morenatti's world changed on Aug. 11, 2009 when during his embed in southern Afghanistan with the U.S. military, which was to have been his last patrol before going home, the eight-wheel armored Stryker vehicle in which he was traveling with U.S. soldiers hit a roadside bomb and flipped over, knocking him unconscious. Morenatti lost his leg below the knee in the bomb blast. "I never stop thinking about those Afghan patients and how they were facing their rehabilitation process even in that calamitous center," writes Morenatti. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

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