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China's most incredible mother: Staggering story of the woman who saved 30 abandoned babies after finding them dumped in the street with the trash

What a heroic ladyThe truly inspiring story of the Chinese rubbish collector who saved and raised THIRTY babies abandoned at the roadside

A Tibetan man, identified as Jampa Yeshi, screams as he runs engulfed in flames after self-immolating at a protest in New Delhi, India, ahead of Chinese President Hu Jintao's visit to the country. Monday, March 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

During the Civil War, scholars have found that as many as, if not more than, 50 Chinese soldiers fought on both sides. This dapper fellow’s name is Joseph Pierce. At the time, many Chinese went by Anglicized names. Pierce fought on the Union side and was eventually promoted to Corporal.

This picture was taken by Major Clarence L. Benjamin. He recounted: “At the instant a few of the train people saw our tanks and first realized they had been liberated. Many of those close to the train are not yet aware of their liberation.” Holocaust Victims realize they are free [1945]

"A dense column of smoke rises more than 60,000 feet into the air over the Japanese port of Nagasaki, the result of an atomic bomb, the second ever used in warfare, dropped on the industrial center August 8, 1945, from a U.S. B-29 Superfortress."

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The Falling Man by Tom Junod

The Falling Man - Do you remember this photograph? In the United States, people have taken pains to banish it from the record of September 11, 2001. The story behind it, though, and the search for the man pictured in it, are our most intimate connection to the horror of that day.