Crossing to Lesbos: A photojournalist on the frontlines of the refugee crisis

This fall, without an assignment, photojournalist Paula Bronstein packed her gear and headed for Lesbos, the Greek island that, in some places, is as close as five miles from the Turkish coast. In 2015 so far, 751,873 migrants — mostly from Syria but also Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan and other war-torn countries — have made their way through Turkey to Greece by sea, often crammed intounstable inflatable dinghies. By the time Bronstein arrived in late October, winter weather was already setting in, making the short boat ride more dangerous and, in some cases, deadly.

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