Scott Kesterson grew up with the iconic images of Vietnam. Though the photos sparked a youthful dream of becoming a photojournalist, circumstances led him down a different path. At age 41, Scott owned a small construction company but had never given up on his dream. While surfing the web, he came across Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist David Leeson, and decided to contact him. David agreed to be a mentor, and six months later Scott was headed to Afghanistan with the Oregon National Guard as an embedded journalist.
AT WAR presents what Scott found with his camera - a whirlwind of diverse experiences illustrating the chaos of war through the eyes of U.S., Canadian and Afghan soldiers.
Ultimately, we learn that the only meaning ascribed to war is the definition we provide. AT WAR presents the dichotomy of human existence - love and hate, joy and sorrow, victory and defeat - that will hopefully lead us to a greater understanding of the futility of war, even the wars we fight on our own in our quest for personal peace.
AT WAR is an action-packed odyssey as seen from the front lines, featuring exclusive combat footage and intriguing conversations with soldiers. It is a voyage into the realization of dreams, lifelong passions and the facets of war that are part of all of us.
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