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National HIV Testing Day

June 27, 2007 | 0 Comments

Photo by Brent Stirton I was in Kenya for World AIDS Day (2006), a place where the number of women infected by the disease outnumbers men up to 5 to 1 in certain communities. I...

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Spencer Platt/Getty Images Getty Images CEO and Co-Founder Jonathan Klein recently sat down with Getty Images photographer Spencer Platt to discuss what it is like living a life behind the lens. This year Spencer received...

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Picture Post Reunion Lunch

June 12, 2007 | 0 Comments

It was quite possibly the last time that all of these pioneers of British photojournalism would be in the same room together. On the 50th anniversary of Picture Post’s last publication, the reunion was a...

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Bruno Vincent/Getty Images Competitors hurtle downhill during the annual cheese-rolling at Brockworth in Gloucestershire – a tradition thought to date back to Roman times. The activity involves scores of runners chasing a seven-pound wheel of...

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Mobile News in Spanish

May 22, 2007 | 1 Comments

Thousands of demonstrators begin their downtown march to City Hall in one of several May Day marches and rallies in southern California and in at least 75 cities nationwide to press for immigrant and labor...

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Writing History with a Camera

May 4, 2007 | 2 Comments

Here I am in action. Growing up I was fascinated by the Life Magazine photographers like W. Eugene Smith and Larry Burrows. My passion for photojournalism started with a romantic notion of traveling the world...

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A Hero’s Funeral

April 23, 2007 | 0 Comments

Mario Tama/Getty Images Virgina Tech’s Liviu Librescu, who survived the Holocaust, sacrificed his own life to protect his students during the deadliest shooting rampage in modern American history. Librescu attempted to block the classroom door...

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Easter in Harlem

April 10, 2007 | 1 Comments

Mario Tama/Getty Images Although Easter is the most important festival in Christianity, it is celebrated with relatively little fanfare in the United States. In New York, the big event is the annual Easter Parade which...

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Inside the ICU

April 5, 2007 | 2 Comments

Ian Waldie/Getty Images The ICU, or Intensive Care Unit, is a part of all hospitals that thankfully few of us will see. Most of us have heard news reports of people who have been in...

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Fallen Soldier

March 7, 2007 | 4 Comments

Chris Hondros/Getty Images The chapel of Forward Operating Base Falcon was packed; the pews were full of soldiers, from generals to privates, and more men stood alongside the walls and in the back. At the...

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A Drive Through Baghdad

March 5, 2007 | 9 Comments

Chris Hondros/Getty Images The other day I had a meeting downtown, so one of our drivers, who I’ll call Wadeen, and I found ourselves wading through some of Baghdad’s famously mind-numbing traffic jams. I like...

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Casulties of War

February 27, 2007 | 13 Comments

It had been a slow morning at the hospital, until they arrived. One by one, bloodied and crying, carried in the arms of men and women with wounds themselves — a child, her mother, two...

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Jogging in Iraq

February 21, 2007 | 3 Comments

Chris Hondros/Getty Images Sometimes I jog in Iraq, outside my hotel, but only at night. This seems impossible, but it can be done. The hotel where I live is in a relatively calm neighborhood of...

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Ethnic Cleansing in Baghdad

February 15, 2007 | 2 Comments

Chris Hondros/Getty Images I watched ethnic cleansing today, and it wasn’t pretty. I’m in Gazaliyah, a neighborhood that was predominantly Sunni Muslim until recently, when Shia militants have been taking over, block by block, forcing...

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