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19 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken

19 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken

Photos can be powerful, with no words but a simple image describing a certain time in history. The below photos are some of the most powerful photos you will ever see.

1. Alcoholic father and his son.

19 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken
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2. Indian homeless men waiting for free food.

19 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken
Tsering Topgyal

3. Terri Gurrola is reunited after serving 7 months in Iraq.

19 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken
Louie Favorite

4. A firefighter gives water to a koala during the devastating Black Saturday bush fires in Victoria, Australia.

19 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken
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5. Christians protect Muslims during prayer in the midst of the 2011 uprisings in Cairo, Egypt

19 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken
Nevin Zaki

6. 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.

19 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken
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7. Father and son, 1949 vs. 2009.

19 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken
Vojage-Vojage

8. Heart surgeon after 23-hour-long (successful) heart transplant. His assistant is sleeping in the corner.

19 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken
James Stanfield

9. Inside an Auschwitz gas chamber

19 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken
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10. A starving boy and missionary

19 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken
Mike Wells

11. An Afghan man offers tea to soldiers

19 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken
Rafiq Maqbool

12. 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

19 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken
Biswaranjan Rout

13. Russian soldiers preparing for the Battle of Kursk, July 1943

19 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken
Shirak Karapetyan-Milshtein

14. Greg Cook hugs his dog Coco after finding her inside his destroyed home in Alabama following the Tornado in March, 2012

19 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken
Gary Cosby Jr.

15. The Graves of a Catholic woman and her Protestant husband, Holland, 1888

19 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken
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16. A woman sits amidst the wreckage caused by a massive earthquake and ensuing tsunami, in Natori, northern Japan, in March 2011

19 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken
Asahi Shimbun, Toshiyuki Tsunenari

17. Flower Power

19 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken
Bernie Boston

18. 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

19 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken
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19. “Wait For Me Daddy,” by Claude P. Dettloff in New Westminster, Canada, October 1, 1940

19 Of The Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken
Claud Detloff

History has proven to have some rough moments. These pictures capture some of the most emotional times in our history.

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