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A collection of photos of and by Anja Niedringhaus, who was shot to death by an Afghan policeman on Friday.

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FILE - In this Sunday, March 30, 2003 file photo made by Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, Iraqi women line up for a security check by British soldiers on the outskirts of Basra, as they try to flee from this southern Iraqi town. Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed and AP reporter Kathy Gannon was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

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FILE - In this Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2002 file photo made by Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, hundreds of U.S. Marines gather at Camp Commando in the Kuwait desert during a Christmas eve visit by Santa Claus. Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed and an AP reporter was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

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Afghanistan Photographer Killed
This 2012 photo shows Kathy Gannon, left, Associated Press special correspondent for Afghanistan and Pakistan, and AP photographer Anja Niedringhaus in Afghanistan. An Afghan police commander opened fire Friday, April 4, 2014 on the two journalists inside a security forces base in eastern Afghanistan, killing Niedringhaus and wounding Gannon. (AP Photo)

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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2005 file photo made by Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, a U.S. Marine cries during the memorial service for 31 killed U.S. servicemen at Camp Korean Village, near Rutbah, western Iraq. Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed and AP reporter Kathy Gannon was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

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FILE - In Sunday, Nov. 14, 2004 file photo made by Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, a U.S. Marine of the 1st Division carries a mascot for good luck in his backpack as his unit pushed further into the western part of Fallujah, Iraq. Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed and AP reporter Kathy Gannon was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

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This Aug. 16, 2008 photo shows Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus while covering competitions in the National Stadium at the Olympics in Beijing. Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed and AP reporter Kathy Gannon was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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APTOPIX Afghanistan Elections
An Afghan girl helps her brother down from a security barrier set up outside the Independent Election Commission (IEC) office in the eastern Afghan city of Khost, Thursday, April 3, 2014. Afghans go to the polls to elect a new President on April 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

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FILE - In this May 13, 2013 file photo made by Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, an Afghan boy flies his kite on a hill overlooking Kabul, Afghanistan. Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed and an AP reporter was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

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FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010 file photo made by Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, a Canadian soldier with the 1st RCR Battle Group, The Royal Canadian Regiment, chases a chicken seconds before he and his unit were attacked by grenades shot over the wall during a patrol in Salavat, southwest of Kandahar, Afghanistan. Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed and an AP reporter was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

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FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 16, 2009 file photo made by Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, an Israeli soldier jumps off an armored vehicle carrying a flag of Israel's 60th anniversary as he celebrates with his unit their return from the Gaza Strip on the Israeli side of the border. Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed and AP reporter Kathy Gannon was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

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FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2008 file photo made by Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, Jamaica's Usain Bolt crosses the finish line to win the gold in the men's 200-meter final at the Beijing 2008 Olympics in Beijing. Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed and an AP reporter was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

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FILE - In this Saturday, June 4, 2011 file photo made by Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, injured U.S.Marine Cpl. Burness Britt reacts after being lifted onto a medevac helicopter from the U.S. Army's Task Force Lift "Dust Off," Charlie Company 1-214 Aviation Regiment. Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed and an AP reporter was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

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FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 file photo made by Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, left, reacts as he arrives for the conference on Disarmament at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed and AP reporter Kathy Gannon was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

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FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008 file photo made by Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, a woman reacts while sitting in a New York taxi as different television networks call the presidential race for Barack Obama, in New York. Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed and AP reporter Kathy Gannon was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

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FILE - In this Tuesday, April 29, 2008 file photo made by Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, German chancellor Angela Merkel, center, grimaces, as she tours CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, with Rolf Heuer, CERN Director designated, left, and Robert Aymar, Director General CERN, in Geneva, Switzerland. Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed and AP reporter Kathy Gannon was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

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FILE - In this Tuesday, July 27, 2010 file photo made by Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, Britain's Mo Farah celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the Men's 10000m event, during the European Athletics Championships, in Barcelona, Spain. Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed and AP reporter Kathy Gannon was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 27, 2003 file photo made by Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, U.S. President George W. Bush carries a platter of turkey and fixings as he visits U.S. troops for Thanksgiving in Baghdad. Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed and an AP reporter was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

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FILE - In this Saturday, March 19, 2011 file photo made by Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, a warplane of Moammar Gadhafi's forces is shot down over the outskirts of Benghazi, eastern Libya, Saturday, March 19, 2011. Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed and an AP reporter was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

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FILE - In this Wednesday, June 25, 2008 file photo made by Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, Switzerland's Roger Federer walks across the court as a shaft of late afternoon light illuminates the Centre Court during his second round match against Sweden's Robin Soderling at Wimbledon, England. Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed and an AP reporter was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

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FILE - In this Saturday, Sept, 17, 2011 file photo made by Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, a German soldier lifts weights at his combat outpost in Char Darah, outside Kunduz, Afghanistan. Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed and AP reporter Kathy Gannon was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

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FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 20, 2009 file photo made by Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, an Afghan boy holds a toy gun as he enjoys a ride with others on a merry-go-round to celebrate the Eid al-Fitr festival, in Kabul, Afghanistan. Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed and an AP reporter was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

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FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 14, 2009 file photo made by Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus,an Afghan boy looks on as German ISAF soldiers prepare a temporary camp to overnight during a long term patrol in the mountainous region of Feyzabad, east of Kunduz, Afghanistan. Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed and an AP reporter was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

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FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012 file photo made by Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, topless Ukrainian protesters climb up a fence at the entrance to the congress center where the World Economic Forum takes place in Davos, Switzerland. Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed and an AP reporter was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

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FILE - In this Sunday, July 21, 2013 file photo made by Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, a woman takes a dip in Lake Geneva at sunrise in Geneva, Switzerland. Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed and an AP reporter was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

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FILE - In this Thursday, June 9, 2011 file photo made by Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, a US Marine on his way to pick up food supplies after they were dropped off by small parachutes from a plane outside Forward Operating Base Edi in the Helmand Province of southern Afghanistan. Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed and an AP reporter was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

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FILE - In this March 29, 2011 file photo made by Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, a Libyan rebel urges people to leave as shelling from Gadhafi's forces started landing on the frontline outside of Bin Jawaad, 150 kilometers (93 miles) east of Sirte, central Libya. Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed and an AP reporter was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

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FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2009 file photo made by Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, an Afghan man on his donkey follows a convoy of German ISAF soldiers patrolling Yaftal E Sofla, in the mountainous region of Feyzabad, east of Kunduz, Afghanistan. Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed and an AP reporter was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

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FILE - In this Sunday, July 8, 2012 file photo made by Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, Roger Federer, of Switzerland, celebrates winning the men's singles final against Andy Murray of Britain at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, England. Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed and an AP reporter was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

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FILE - In this Sunday, March 26, 2006 file photo made by Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, Palestinians enjoy a ride at an amusement park outside Gaza City. Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed and an AP reporter was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

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Afghanistan Elections
Afghan men load up a truck with office supplies and election materials to be delivered to election centers throughout the province in the eastern Afghan city of Khost, Thursday, April 3, 2014. Afghans go to the polls to elect a new President on April 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

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Afghanistan Elections
Afghan election workers take a tea break while a security guard stretches in the afternoon sun outside the Independent Election Commission (IEC) office in the eastern Afghan city of Khost, Thursday, April 3, 2014. Afghans go to the polls to elect a new President on April 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

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FILE - In this Sunday, July 8, 2007 file photo made by Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, defending champion Roger Federer returns to Rafael Nadal, during the Men's Singles final on the Centre Court at Wimbledon, England. Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed and AP reporter Kathy Gannon was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

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FILE - In this Saturday, June 30, 2012 file photo made by Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, Serena Williams of the United States reacts after winning against Zheng Jie of China during a third round women's singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, England. Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed and AP reporter Kathy Gannon was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

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Afghanistan Elections
An Afghan election worker holds up a placard advertising for the election on the balcony of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) office in the eastern Afghan city of Khost, Thursday, April 3, 2014. Afghans go to the polls to elect a new President on April 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 12, 2014 file photo made by Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, Pakistani bank notes covered in blood are displayed on the body of a dead suicide bomber after police found them in his pocket after an attack on the former Afghan intelligence headquarters, in the center of Kandahar, Afghanistan. Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed and AP reporter Kathy Gannon was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

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FILE - In this Thursday, April 11, 2013 file photo made by Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, an Afghan woman waits in a changing room to try out a new Burqa, in a shop at in the old city of Kabul, Afghanistan. Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed and AP reporter Kathy Gannon was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 file photo made by Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, an Afghan man with his five children on his motorbike pays money to enter a park in Kandahar, southern Afghanistan. Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed and AP reporter Kathy Gannon was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

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FILE - In this Sunday, March 30, 2014 file photo made by Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, an Afghan carpet seller holds up a framed carpet depicting Afghan President Hamid Karzai in his store in Kabul, Afghanistan. Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed and an AP reporter was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

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FILE - In this Wednesday, May 15, 2013 file photo made by Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, an Afghan National Police officer mans a checkpoint in the outskirts of Maidan Shahr, Wardak province, Afghanistan. Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed and an AP reporter was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

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FILE - In this Thursday, March 21, 2013 file photo made by Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, hundreds of Afghans wait to see the holy flag at the Kart-e Sakhi mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan. Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed and an AP reporter was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

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In this Feb. 2012 photo, Kathy Gannon, front left, AP special correspondent for Afghanistan and Pakistan, and veteran AP photographer Anja Niedringhaus, third right, pose with Pakistani soldiers in the remote border area opposite Afghanistan's northeastern Kunar province. The AP team was documenting Pakistan's role in fighting Islamic militants in the region. Niedringhaus, 48, was killed and Gannon was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo)

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FILE - In this Friday, Feb. 17, 2012 file photo made by Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, a Pakistani Army soldier with the 20th Lancers Armored Regiment stands atop the 8000-foot mountain during a patrol near his outpost, Kalpani Base, in Pakistan's Dir province on the Pakistan-Afghan border. Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed and an AP reporter was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

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