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Behind the Scenes

How our team of writers and photographers made the September issue

THE MAN WITH THE THORN IN HIS SIDE

PHOTOGRAPHS: JUSTIN FOULKES, PHILIP LEE HARVEY, MATT MUNRO, ADRIENNE PITTS. NEWSSTAND COVER: MATT MUNRO. SUBSCRIBER COVER: PHILIP LEE HARVEY

While hanging out the window of a 4x4 to get this shot for our Zambia story (p70), photographer Philip Lee Harvey inadvertently collided at speed with an acacia bush, and then spent much of the rest of the day picking thorns out of his body. The man at the wheel, our senior features writer Oliver Smith, claimed he didn’t notice the bush coming. Philip looked into his eyes and still he didn’t believe him.

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