When he lost his life at agewhile on assignment in Somalia, photojournalist Dan Eldon left behind muchthan the astonishing illustrated journals that would form the basis of The Journey Is the Destination He left behind a life story that has inspired students, teachers, artists, and activists, as well as a forthcoming film Raised in Kenya, Dan grew up with a unique outlook on life Through adventurous safaris and benevolent crusades around the world, he crafted a philosophy of curiosity, creativity, and charity Showcasing personal letters, snapshots, and artwork from his acclaimed journals, this teen appropriate visual biography takes young readers on a profound, impactful journey through Dan s life and beyond