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Proof of progress

Safiullah Faqery, an Afghan voter, holds up his finger marked with ink, Sept. 18, to signify that he voted in Afghanistan’s parliamentary elections, the country’s first Afghan-led elections. Faqery and several other Afghan men standing in a group outside an Afghan National Police headquarters building in Paktya province said they were happy to have the opportunity to vote.



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This work, Proof of progress [Image 2 of 2], by SSG Whitney Hughes, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.18.2010

Date Posted:10.22.2010 05:00

Photo ID:331564

VIRIN:100918-A-#####-002

Resolution:2483x4288

Size:1.13 MB

Location:AF

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