Sudan Famine
By on August 18th, 2012

Year: 1994
Photograph by: Kevin Carter

Year: 1994
Photograph by: Kevin Carter

This was taken during the Sudan famine. A small boy is seen crawling towards a UN relief camp located a kilometer away. A vulture sits in the background waiting for the child to die.
This gave Kevin Carter a “Pulitzer Prize”, but he committed suicide three months later since he couldn’t get this image out of this mind.

Author: Debjyoti Bardhan Google Profile for Debjyoti Bardhan
Is a science geek, currently pursuing some sort of a degree (called a PhD) in Physics at TIFR, Mumbai. An enthusiastic but useless amateur photographer, his most favourite activity is simply lazing around. He is interested in all things interesting and scientific.

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