Photographs of the Tan Family

By Catherine Karnow

Photographer Ed Kashi and I visited Danang, Vietnam in July 2010. Assisted by Chidren of Vietnam, an agency which provides care to Vietnamese children with disabilities, we met and photographed the Tan family, whose children suffered from the effect of Agent Orange.

About Catherine Karnow

Born and raised in Hong Kong, the daughter of an American journalist, San Francisco-based photographer Catherine Karnow’s work appears in National Geographic, National Geographic Traveler, Smithsonian, French & German GEO and other international publications. She has also participated in several Day in the Life series, Passage to Vietnam, and Women in the Material World. In 1994, she was the only non-Vietnamese photojournalist to accompany General Giap on his historic first return to the forest encampment in the northern Vietnam highlands from which he plotted the battle of Dien Bien Phu. She has photographed extensively in Vietnam since 1990.

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