Alauddin, 15, is treated for burns on his back and an injury to his hand sustained in a suicide attack in Kandahar. Three civilians were killed and dozens were wounded in the 2006 attack.
Kate Brooks is an American photojournalist. Her work has appeared in Newsweek, the New Yorker, the Atlantic, the New York Times, and Smithsonian. The photos in this collection are taken from her new book, In the Light of Darkness: A Photographer's Journey After 9/11.