In this Sept. 19, 2012 photo provided by the Chicago-based John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, David Finkel, 56, a Washington Post journalist whose long-form news writing has

 

              In this Sept. 19, 2012 photo provided by the Chicago-based John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, David Finkel, 56, a Washington Post journalist whose long-form news writing has
In this Sept. 19, 2012 photo provided by the Chicago-based John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, David Finkel, 56, a Washington Post journalist whose long-form news writing has transformed readers’ understanding of military service and sacrifice, is seen at his home in Silver Spring, Md. Finkel is among 23 recipients of this year's MacArthur Foundation "genius grants." (AP Photo/Courtesy of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, John Spaulding)