This incredible collection of moments represents the joy, innocence, despair, curiosity, and undying perseverance within all of us. No matter where we’re from, these are the emotions that unite us – it’s what makes us human. We set out to capture this spirit in 60 incredible photographs, and I truly hope you enjoy.
17 year old Jan Rose Kasmir offers a flower to soldiers during the Pentagon anti-war protest in 1967.Marc Riboud
A Brazilian protester stands before gunfire during protests against corruption and police brutality.Huffington Post
Sergeant Frank Praytor looks after a two-week old kitten during the height of the Korean War.
A curious Afghan girl holds the hand of an American soldier.Soldier_Scott68 on Reddit
A North Korean waves at his South Korean brother after inter-Korean temporary family reunions.
Thania Sayne leans on the headstone of her husband the day before their wedding anniversary on 16 October 2013.Manuel Balce Ceneta
Anna Fisher, astronaut, with stars in her eyes on the cover of Life magazine in 1985. She was the first mother in space.Life Magazine (1985)
A journalist dashes across a bridge between to rescue a baby during Civil War. Horace Abrahams
A Rwandan boy left scarred after being liberated from a death camp.James Nachtwey
Bruno Morandi captures a tribal Chhetri woman in Nepal. Bruno Morandi
A boy crosses a London street in the 1960s with a toy double decker.Notman Photographics Archives
Captain Donald Spindler pulls 6 year-old Aaliyah Frazier from a fire in IndianaEvansville Courier & Press
A man protests in Tiananmen Square, Beijing Stuart Franklin
Violinist, Nancy Dinovo, cries while playing during a service at Christ Church Cathedral in downtown Vancouver for the September 11 victims.Christopher J. Morris
A child of the Erbore tribe, EthiopiaCopyright: Eric Lafforgue | www.ericlafforgue.com
The child of a KKK member touches his reflection in an African American police officer's riot shield during a demonstration. Todd Robertson
Clara Gantt is reunited with her husband's body after more than 60 years. Sergeant Joseph Grantt went missing during the Korean war.Andrew Renneisen
Caroline Joan Peixoto, City Arts, photographed classical ballet students at rehearsal in Rwanda's only classical ballet school. This school has given the Kigali community incredible hope as the first post-genocide ballet school.Caroline Joan Peixoto, City Arts
"100,000 monks in prayer for a better world"Luke Duggleby
Skater girls in Tehran.Humans Of Tehran
3 weeks old infant with albinism snuggles up to his cousin for a snooze.Patricia Willocq
Lt. Colonel Robert L. Stirm is reunited with his family after being taken prisoner during the Vietnam war.
An Irish teenager yells at British soldiers during unrest in Northern Ireland
A Mursi tribe woman discovers Vogue magazine, EthiopiaCopyright: Eric Lafforgue | www.ericlafforgue.com
Dr. Religa monitors his patient's vitals after a 23 hour long heart transplant surgery. His assistant is sleeping in the corner. J. Steinfeld, National Geographic 1987.
The patient not only survived the surgery, but outlived his doctor.
Protester plays piano over the sounds of chaos, with riot police in the backdrop.The DO Art Foundation
Supporters celebrate as Minnesota legalizes gay marriageDenver Post
Papua New Guinea woman during a Singsing celebration in Mount HagenCopyright: Eric Lafforgue | www.ericlafforgue.com
The tattoo of wounded soldier Kyle Hockenberry becomes truthLaura Rauch
A bus of caring people save a woman who tried to commit suicide in China.scnews.com
Agim Shala is passed through a barbed wire fence to his grandparents at a camp for refugees of the Kosovo WarCarol Guzy
Creating this list out of thousands of potential photos was a daunting, yet rewarding experience for me. I hope you loved it too (and if you did, share it with others below).
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