Iraq and Afghanistan War Casualties
June 11, 2010 2:52 PM Subscribe
CNN.com's 'Home and Away'
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initiative honors the lives of U.S. and coalition troops who have died in Iraq and Afghanistan. The extensive data visualization project tells the story of where and how the lives of these troops began and ended. The project is a sobering look at the human cost of two wars in the Middle East, and as such is restrained with a sober palette of blacks, whites and greys. [via
Home and Away goes beyond regular news reporting, showing real data that is now becoming a platform for participation, with people using the maps to post memories and share stories about their lost loved ones. See also Afghanistan Crossroads