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Jerry Redfern

Jerry Redfern is a visual journalist who splits his time between Southeast Asia and the American Southwest. A Senior Fellow at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism, his work focuses on health and environmental issues in the developing world. He is the author of Eternal Harvest: The Legacy of American Bombs in Laos (ThingsAsian, 2013), cowritten with Karen Coates.


Photographs by Jerry Redfern

Resilience in East Timor

March 28, 2016 | Articles

I remember this beach thirteen years ago, just after independence. East Timor had become the first new country of the twenty-first century, and Dili was its capital. Broken tiles littered the sand. A rusty sewing machine, car parts, bits of broken dishes—the detritus of war.