Apr 11, 2015

60 Powerful Photos Perfectly Capture What It Is To Be Human

By on Saturday, April 11, 2015

These 60 incredible photos from through the years perfectly capture the full range of emotions that make us human. From joy and innocence, to despair, curiosity and perseverance, these beautiful images tell the amazing story of the human spirit.

This photo, taken during the Pentagon anti-war protest in 1967 captures the moment 17 year old Jan Rose Kasmir offers a flower to soldiers.
A young protester stands before gunfire during protests in Brazil against corruption and police brutality.

At the height of the Korean War, Sergeant Frank Praytor cares for a two week old kitten.

A young Afghan girl holds the hand of a US soldier.

A young boy carries his dog through floods.

A North Korean waves goodbye to his South Korean brother after inter-korean temporary family reunions.

Thania Sayne leans on the headstone of her husband. The image was captured on the day before their wedding anniversary on 16 October 2013.

The first mother in space, Anna Fisher on the cover of Life magazine in 1985.

A monk shares his meal with a tiger.

A journalist dashes across a bridge between to rescue a baby during Civil War. [1936]

A boy left horribly scarred after liberation from a death camp in Rwanda.

A mother and her child.

A tribal Chhetri woman in Nepal captured by Bruno Morandi in 2009.

A policeman in the 1960s directs a young boy across the street, pulling his double decker in front of a real one.

A cat listens to a young boy playing a whistle.

Central Kiev Square, Ukraine.

Love never gets old.

Captain Donald Spindler rescues 4 year-old Aaliyah Frazier from a fire in Indiana

A mother and her newborn baby.

A Coal Miner.

A protestor in Tiananmen Square, Beijing in 1989.

A groom can’t control his emotions.

Violinist, Nancy Dinovo sheds tears for the victims of 9/11 as she plays at this memorial service in downtown Vancouver.

A child of the Erbore tribe, Ethiopia

An African American police officer looks down as the child of a Klu Klux Klan member touches his reflection in his riot shield. Taken during a demonstration in 1992.

After more than 60 years, Clara Grantt is reunited with the body of her husband Sergeant Joseph Grant, who went missing in the Korean War.

A boy runs home with a stick of bread.

Students at Rwanda’s only classical ballet school, a source of tremendous hope for the post-genocide Kigali community.

A young girl holds her cat in a blanket.

100,000 monks prey for a better world.

An old man strums his guitar by the sea.

Skater girls in Tehran.

A 3 weeks old infant with albinism cuddles up to his cousin.

After being taken prisoner during the Vietnam war, Lt. Colonel Robert L. Stirm is finally reunited with his family.

An old man brightens up a young boy’s day.

A local teenager confronts British soldiers during ‘the troubles’ in Northern Ireland

A Mursi tribe woman in Ethiopia reading Vogue magazine for the first time.

A young boy feels the spikes on a punk’s leather jacket.

After a 23 hour heart transplant operation, Dr. Religa monitors his patient’s vitals.

Not only did the patient survive the surgery, he went on to outlive his Doctor.

A green eyed girl from Nepal.

A protester plays piano over the sounds of chaos, while riot police look on in the background.

Supporters cheer the legalising of gay marriage in Minnesota.

A woman from Papua New Guinea celebrating Singsing in Mount Hagen.

A baby joins in.

The tattoo of wounded soldier Kyle Hockenberry becomes truth.

A soldier holds a butterfly.

A bus of caring people save a woman who tried to commit suicide in China.

Agim Shala is passed through a barbed wire fence to his grandparents at a camp for refugees of the Kosovo War.

A mother wraps up her child.

A man proudly holds his AA chip.


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