17 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken
They say some pictures are more powerful than words. They strike a cord within your soul can bring the toughest candidates to tears.
You don’t see them often but when you do, you don’t forget them very easily.
We have searched the internet for what we believe to be some extremely powerful photographs.
Do you agree?
1. Starving boy and missionary holding hands
Image credits: Mike Wells
2. Fingernail scratches inside an Auschwitz gas chamber
Image credits: kligon5
3. A tired heart surgeon after 23-hour-long (successful) heart transplant. His assistant passed out from exhaustion on the floor.
Image credits: James Stanfield
4. Indian homeless men wait to receive free food distributed outside a mosque ahead of Eid al-Fitr in New Delhi, India
Image credits: Tsering Topgyal / AP
5. Zanjeer the dog saved thousands of lives during Mumbai serial blasts in March 1993 by detecting more than 3,329 kgs of the explosive RDX, 600 detonators, 249 hand grenades and 6406 rounds of live ammunition. He was buried with full honors in 2000
Image credits: STR News / Reuters
6. This young man just found out his brother was killed
Image credits: Nhat V. Meyer
7. A firefighter gives water to a koala during the devastating Black Saturday bush fires in Victoria, Australia, in 2009
Image credits: abc.net.au
8. Terri Gurrola is reunited with her daughter after serving in Iraq for 7 months
Image credits: Louie Favorite
9. 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
Image credits: salvemasnossascriancas.blogspot.com
10. Father and son (1949 vs 2009)
Image credits: Vojage-Vojage
11. 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.
Image credits: Vanderlei Almeida / Getty Images
12. A couple found embraced in the rubble of a collapsed factory
Image credits: Taslima Akhter
13. Christians protecting Muslims during prayer in the midst of the 2011 uprisings in Cairo, Egypt
Image credits: Nevine Zaki
14. A Russian soldier playing an abandoned piano in Chechnya in 1994
Image credits: drugoi.livejournal.com
15. This is what a sunset on Mars looks like
Image credits: nasa.gov
16. Alcoholic father with his son
Image credits: imgur.com
17. Man Falling from the World Trade Center on 9/11. “The Falling Man.”
Image credits: Richard Drew /AP