"The pain of his mission, to open the eyes of the world to so many of the issues and injustices that tore at his own soul, eventually got to him,' his sister wrote in a letter to Time magazine. Carter's father told the South African Press Association that "Kevin always carried around the horror of the work he did.'
James Nachtwey, a photographer for Magnum photo agency who often saw Carter on assignments, was quoted as saying: "Every photographer who has been involved in these stories [of extreme human suffering] has been affected. You become changed forever. Nobody does this kind of work to make themselves feel good. It is very hard to continue.'
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