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The National Cathedral of Haiti in Port au Prince, 2/7/10. Photo: Mark Dye
The National Cathedral of Haiti in Port au Prince, 2/7/10. Photo: Mark Dye

A North Country photojournalist in Haiti

The passing of time and the latest news, including the earthquake in Chile, has pushed Haiti down in the headlines. But the recovery and rebuilding continues in the devastated country. Photojournalist Mark Dye experienced that devastation last month, when he went to cover the effects of the earthquake for AOL News and This American Life. Mark Dye used to live in Potsdam, where he reported for the Watertown Daily Times. You may have heard him on North Country Public Radio talking about a trip he took to Iraq in 2005. Dye flew into Santo Domingo 19 days after the earthquake hit and crossed the border into Haiti. He told David Sommerstein people were still in the early stages of recovery.  Go to full article

WEB EXTRA: Mark Dye in Haiti

Listen to photojournalist Mark Dye tell a story about crossing the border from the Dominican Republica into Haiti, and more about his photos.  Go to full article
Mark Dye, <i>Watertown Daily Times</i> photojournalist
Mark Dye, Watertown Daily Times photojournalist

Iraq Through a Camera Lens: Watertown Daily Times photojournalist Mark Dye

Over the last year, Major Eric Olsen, a National Guard chaplain with the 2nd of the 108th infantry battalion, has sent weekly audio diaries from Iraq. Olsen is now one of dozens of North Country soldiers back home safe. Mark Dye, a photojournalist with the Watertown Daily Times, spent a month in Baghdad earlier this winter. He was embedded with troops from Fort Drum, and sent daily photos and stories documenting the lives of soldiers and civilians in Iraq. He spoke with Martha Foley.  Go to full article

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