Series 1 Episode 1
First Broadcast: 10PM Thu 21 February 2013

While he was embedded with the US army in Afghanistan, British humanitarian photographer Giles Duley stepped on an IED (improvised explosive device).

The explosion left him with horrific injuries and, ultimately, as a triple amputee.

A year and a half after sustaining injuries that left him hovering between life and death for months, he kept the promise he made to himself on the day of the incident: to return to Afghanistan to complete his work documenting the impact of the invasion on civilians, and now focusing on the wounded who have sustained injuries similar to his.

This film documents Giles's courageous return to Afghanistan as he undertakes his first major photographic assignment since the explosion, in the country where he very nearly lost his life.

Read the full story by clicking on the link to the left.

Giles will be online after the programme to answer your questions. You can also tweet comments and questions using the hashtag #GilesDuley

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Humanitarian photographer and triple amputee Giles Duley returns to Afghanistan to document the impact of the war on civilians