Reference : V-P-BA-E-00093
Date : 06/11/2013
Caption : Tuzla. Portrait of a double amputee who was injured in a landmine explosion.
Photographer : DE VIGUERIE, Véronique
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : Getty Images/CICR
Description : The 3rd July 1992, he walked on a landmine in the Majevica Mountain near Tuzla. Following the accident, he suffered a double high amputation of both legs. In 2005, he became teacher in business informatics and digital economy at the Faculty of economics of Tuzla. He is also President of the Rotary Club in Tuzla. In 2006, he got married with an Italian teacher at the Faculty. Looking back at his path, he says "Any effort you make is going to pay back to you. Anything you learn, will make you richer. Never give up."
Original material : digital
Resolution : 5760x3840
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour