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Kevin Carter, the photographer, was 33 when he took this picture. He was a lensman who covered chaos and dread of wars in hope to establish himself as a photojournalist. Like other photographers he also craved for that special and perfect shot. Eventually that special photo came his way but not among the corpses in battlefields. Instead he clicked the photo, that took him to the heights of fame, in famine-stricken Sudan. Carter was working with Weekly Mail in March 1993 when he took leaves, borrowed money for airfare and went to Sudan to cover the plight of starving Sudanese. As soon as his plane landed in the village of Ayod he started taking pictures of hungry people waiting outside a feeding camp. After sometime he heard high-pitched whimpering coming from nearby open bush. He went in there and found an emaciated, and barely alive, girl child struggling to reach the feeding center. The condition of child was very bad. She had collapsed. Carter positioned himself to take her pictures. Suddenly a vulture also landed in his view. The bird waited for child to die so it can eat her. This was the scene that Carter clicked to get the photograph that I am presenting today. Later, Carter said that before taking this picture he waited for 20 minutes in hope that the vulture would spread its wings. But the bird did not oblige and Carter had to take the scene as it was. After that he chased the bird away and left the child with her struggle. Carter had become so distressed seeing all this that the very next day he left Sudan. At that time The New York Times was looking for photographs from Sudan and it bought Carter’s photograph for publication. This photograph was first published on March 26, 1993 in the daily newspaper. It grabbed world’s attention and immediately brought both Sudan’s famine and Carter in spotlight.