These photos are compiled by Bored panda to showcase to people that every phots has its own story. These photos proves that a picture is worth a thousand words, but not all pictures are created equal. They are gripping and unforgettable because of the volumes they speak about the human condition – about some of the best and worst moments of contemporary human existence.
These inspiring photos caught the heart of the online community. Where in it shows the photos from the past that describe our history.
Here are some of the photographs from the past that proves that ” picture is worth a thousand words.”
1. Starving boy and missionary
2. Inside an Auschwitz gas chamber
3. Heart surgeon after 23-hour-long (successful) heart transplant. His assistant is sleeping in the corner.
4. Father and son (1949 vs 2009)
5. 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.
6. A Russian soldier playing an abandoned piano in Chechnya in 1994
7. Young man just found out his brother was killed
8. Christians protect Muslims during prayer in the midst of the 2011 uprisings in Cairo, Egypt
9. A firefighter gives water to a koala during the devastating Black Saturday bushfires in Victoria, Australia, in 2009
10. Terri Gurrola is reunited with her daughter after serving in Iraq for 7 months