Love During a Time of War
(AlterNet.com, February 14, 2007)
Former Marine Sgt. Ty Ziegel, wounded in Iraq in December 2004 by a suicide car bomber, stands with his high school sweetheart, Renee Kline, at a photo studio on the morning of their wedding day, October 7, 2006.
(picture available to view here)
Renee has continued to support her husband, who returned home to Illinois after undergoing 50 surgeries and 19 months of rehabilitation.
The photo, taken by Nina Berman, won a 1st prize in the World Press Photo Awards last week. To see more pictures of Ziegel and his wife, visit www.ninaberman.com.
Anyone seeking to help should send donations to www.fisherhouse.org, an organization that aids military families and has helped Ty and his family during his rehabilitation.