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"The Afghan Girl" by Steve McCurry first appeared on the cover of National Geographic in June, 1985. It's now one of the most recognizable photographs in the world.

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Steve McCurry/Phaidon

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    Sharbat Gula, the Afghan Girl, in Nasir Bagh refugee camp near Peshawar, Pakistan, 1984.

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    Steve McCurry/Phaidon

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    Steve McCurry in monsoon floods, Porbandar, India, 1983.

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    Steve McCurry/Phaidon