‘Resilience Is a Consequence of Difficulties You Go Through’: Photojournalist Landmine Survivor Inspires North-East Businesses


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(The Press and Journal) Although the incident where he stepped on a landmine nearly cost him his life, as well as an arm and both legs, the photojournalist, author, speaker and chef described how he returned to the war zone the next year to continue his work, while telling a range of anecdotes about his career that were in turns funny, tragic and insightful.

Duley was speaking at the Transform Business Festival at Aberdeen Science Centre, aimed at giving new and existing businesses insight into how they can start, grow, and build their own enterprise.

Recounting how he first came to terms with photographing the results of war on innocent men, women and children, he admits he still “struggles sometimes”.

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Published: Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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