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    Photographs that touched the world and me


    Photographs that touched the world and me

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    Mother Teresa

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    The Matthew Shepard Memorial

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    Where is freedom?

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    Terri Gurrola is reunated with her daughter after serving in Iraq for 7 months.

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    A firefighter gives water to a koala during the devastating Black Saturday bushfires that burned across Victoria, Australia, in 2009.

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    Australian Scott Jones kisses his Canadian girlfriend Alex Thomas after she was knocked to the ground by a police officer's riot shield in Vancouver, British Columbia. Canadians rioted after the Vancouver Canucks lost the Stanley Cup to the Boston Bruins.

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    A monk prays for an elderly man who had died suddenly while waiting for a train in Shanxi Taiyuan, China

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    Omayra Sanchez

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    Bhopal Gas Tragedy 1984

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    After the Tsunami

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    World Trade Center 9/11

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    The power of one

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    Hand of hope

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    Atomic Bombings on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945

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    Biafra 1969 When the Igbos of eastern Nigeria declared themselves independent in 1967, Nigeria blockaded their fledgling country-Biafra. In three years of war, more than one million people died, mainly of hunger. In famine, children who lack protein often get the disease kwashiorkor, which causes their muscles to waste away and their bellies to protrude. War photographer Don McCullin drew attention to the tragedy.

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    The Photograph That Almost Wasn’t "Gandhi at his Spinning Wheel" Margaret Bourke-White, 1946

    13 Photographs That Changed the World

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    The Photograph that Allowed Geniuses to Have a Sense of Humor "Einstein with his Tongue Out" Arthur Sasse, 1951

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    The Photograph That Isn’t as Romantic as You Might Think "V-J Day, Times Square, 1945", a.k.a. "The Kiss" Alfred Eisenstaedt, 1945

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