Glenna Gordon is a freelance documentary photographer who splits her time between West Africa and New York. In addition to her own photo projects, she also covers news and features, does work for NGOs, and trains photographers in Africa.
Today is the 64th anniversary of United Nations peacekeeping. In missions throughout Africa, Asia, and around the world, more than 121,000 blue helmets patrol the streets, help countries rebuild infrastructure, and maintain the rule of law. It’s hard to imagine Liberia without peacekeepers.