December 20, 2006—"In conflict zones," says photographer
Mark Brecke, "you see real humanity in its purest form, whether it's
spirituality, whether it's community, or whether it's family. A lot
of it comes out of the necessity to survive."
For three months Brecke chronicled that humanity in Sudan's war-torn Darfur region. His photos are now part of a traveling exhibition that aims to give voice to the conflict's refugees.
Watch "The Witness" for Brecke and others' images and insights from "a culture that is so proud and so rich and has lost so much. "