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Flat Daddy


on Nov 13, 2012

As military families across the United States endure the repeated deployment of loved ones to Afghanistan and Iraq, many have attempted to fill the void with “Flat Daddies” and “Heroes on a Stick,” life-sized cardboard cutouts of their husbands, wives, parents and children serving overseas. Using these two-dimensional surrogates as a connecting thread, Flat Daddy follows four such families over the course of a year to explore the lasting impact of the war on those left behind.

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