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While You Were Gone

dispatches from the home front

Amanda Lucier, staff photographer for The Virginian-Pilot, has been photographing and writing about the home front in the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Each week since September, she has been chronicling milestones in the lives of military families in Hampton Roads.

Audio producer for the "A New Arrival" video is Mara Zepeda.

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This series is a part of Common Ground, a regular photographic feature that focuses on community stories in Hampton Roads. Visit the blog to see more from "While You Were Gone," as well as other series.

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