22 Powerful photos – 3rd to the last will break your heart
They say a picture can paint a thousand words, but these photo set can also draw a whole lot of emotions.
There is definitely power in a photograph. Below are 22 of the most gripping and unforgettable moments captured through the power of the lens, photos that speak volumes about the human condition – about some of the best and worst moments of contemporary human existence.
These images mirror some of the best and worst parts of the human experience and world events. These photos definitely reminds us that the world can always use a little bit more love, tolerance, compassion and understanding.
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An Afghan man offers tea to soldiers
Photo Credit: Rafiq Maqbool / AP
During massive floods in Cuttack City, India, in 2011, a heroic villager saved numerous stray cats by carrying them with a basket balanced on his head
Photo Credit: Biswaranjan Rout / AP
Greg Cook hugs his dog Coco after finding her inside his destroyed home in Alabama following the Tornado in March, 2012
Photo Credit: Gary Cosby Jr. / AP
The Graves of a Catholic woman and her Protestant husband, Holland, 1888
Photo Credit: retronaut.com
A woman sits amidst the wreckage caused by a massive earthquake and ensuing tsunam, in Natori, northern Japan, in March 2011
Photo Credit: Asahi Shimbun, Toshiyuki Tsunenari /A
Photo Credit: Bernie Boston
An old WW2 Russian tank veteran finally found the old tank in which he passed through the entire war – standing in a small Russian town as a monument
Photo Credit: englishrussia.com
“Wait For Me Daddy,” by Claude P. Dettloff in New Westminster, Canada, October 1, 1940
Photo Credit: Claud Detloff
A dog named “Leao” sits for a second consecutive day at the grave of her owner, who died in the disastrous landslides near Rio de Janiero in 2011.
Photo Credit: Vanderlei Almeida / Getty Images
Hhaing The Yu, 29, holds his face in his hand as rain falls on the decimated remains of his home near Myanmar’s capital of Yangon (Rangoon). In May 2008, cyclone Nargis struck southern Myanmar, leaving millions homeless and claiming more than 100,000 lives
Photo Credit: Brian Sokol
Five-year-old gypsy boy on New Year’s Eve 2006 in the gypsy community of St. Jacques, Perpignan, Southern France. It is quite common in St. Jacques for little boys to smoke
Photo Credit: Jesco Denzel
Sunset on Mars
Photo Credit: nasa.gov
Man Falling from the World Trade Center on 9/11. “The Falling Man.”
Photo Credit: Richard Drew /AP
Photo Credit: STR News / Reuters
Terri Gurrola is reunited with her daughter after serving in Iraq for 7 months
Photo Credit: Louie Favorite
Christians protect Muslims during prayer in the midst of the 2011 uprisings in Cairo, Egypt
Photo Credit: Nevine Zaki
Diego Frazão Torquato, 12 year old Brazilian playing the violin at his teacher’s funeral. The teacher had helped him escape poverty and violence through music
Photo Credit: salvemasnossascriancas.blogspot.com
Father and son (1949 vs 2009)
Photo Credit: Vojage-Vojage
Heart surgeon after 23-hour-long (successful) heart transplant. His assistant is sleeping in the corner.
Photo Credit: Vojage-Vojage
Starving boy and missionary
Photo Credit: Mike Wells
Inside an Auschwitz gas chamber
Photo Credit: kligon5
A Russian soldier playing an abandoned piano in Chechnya in 1994
Photo Credit: drugoi.livejournal.com
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