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Funeral held for British photojournalist Tim Hetherington

AFP reports that about 500 mourners attended the funeral services for Tim Hetherington today in London. The British born photojournalist and filmmaker had dual American citizenship and had been living in New York City. He died with Chris Hondros, another photojournalist, while covering conflict in Misrata, Libya on April 20. Hetherington was an award-winning combat journalist with experience in Afghanistan, Iraq and Liberia. He was nominated for an Academy Award for the documentary film he co-directed with Sebastian Junger, "Restrepo."

More on the funeral services from the British Journal of Photography.
A exhibition of his work is opening today in Liverpool.
More on Tim Hetherington on PhotoBlog.
View of Tim's still photography work in our slideshow.