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    These 30 Photos Say More Than Words Ever Could. #7 Will Break You Down.

    Photography has the power to capture more than just pretty landscapes and family portraits. It can capture history and oftentimes the emotion of actually being there.
    This is exactly what these 30 photos do. From life and death, to war and those amazing moments of rare beauty in unexpected places. They tell us more about the human experience and our place in the universe than words ever could.


    1.) In 1967, 17-year-old Jan Rose Kasmir offers a flower to soldiers during an anti-war protest outside the Pentagon.

    Marc Riboud


    2.) Brazilian police fire on a man during protests against corruption and police brutality in 2013.

    Huffington Post


    3.) Sergeant Frank Praytor looks after a kitten during the height of the Korean War in 1952.



    4.) A curious Afghan girl holds the hand of a female American soldier.

    Reddit




    5.) A South Korean man cries as his North Korean brother waves after inter-Korean temporary family reunions.



    6.) Anna Fisher on the cover of Life magazine in 1985.



    7.) Thania Sayne leaning on her husband’s headstone the day before their wedding anniversary.

    Manuel Balce Ceneta


    8.) A tribal Chhetri woman in Nepal.

    Bruno Morandi




    9.) A boy in London in the 1960s with a toy double decker bus.

    Notman Photographics Archives


    10.) Captain Donald Spindler saves 6-year-old Aaliyah Frazier from a fire in Indiana.

    Evansville Courier & Press
    "I like physics, but I love cartoons." -- Stephen Hawking

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    11.) A protester in Tiananmen Square, Beijing in 1989.




    Stuart Franklin


    12.) Violinist, Nancy Dinovo, cries during a service at Christ Church Cathedral in Vancouver for the 9/11 victims.

    Christopher J. Morris


    13.) The child KKK member touches his reflection in an African American officer’s riot shield during a 1992 demonstration.

    Todd Robertson


    14.) Ballet students at Rwanda’s only classical ballet school.

    Caroline Joan Peixoto, City Arts


    15.) “100,000 monks in prayer for a better world”

    Luke Duggleby

    16.) Punk rock skater girls in Tehran, Iran.

    Humans Of Tehran


    17.) An Irish teen and British soldiers during unrest in Northern Ireland.



    18.) A Mursi tribe woman sees Vogue magazine for the first time.

    Eric Lafforgue


    19.) Spreading the love of punk rock.





    20.) A doctor monitors vitals after 23 hour long heart transplant surgery in 1987. His assistant is sleeping in the corner.


    "I like physics, but I love cartoons." -- Stephen Hawking

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    21.) The patient survived and actually outlived his doctor.



    22.) A Ukrainian protester plays piano during riots in the capital city Kiev.

    The DO Art Foundation


    23.) Celebration as Minnesota legalizes gay marriage

    Denver Post




    24.) What life is all about.

    Aleksandr Romanov


    25.) Finding beauty in unexpected places.



    26.) “I’ll see you soon.”

    anninhthudo.vn


    27.) Stay strong.



    28.) Bus riders in China save a woman who attempted suicide.

    scnews.com


    29.) A child is passed through barbed wire to his grandparents at a refugee camp during the Kosovo War.

    Carol Guzy


    30.) Looking ahead.

    Steve McCurry



    Amazing, every single one of them.
    "I like physics, but I love cartoons." -- Stephen Hawking

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    I wish some had links to the stories behind them.
    I've Been Frosted

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    Here is the story for that #7 one.

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...ghanistan.html
    I've Been Frosted

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