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    • deephdave
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      Terrifyingly brilliant journey of a photographer, Jeff Widener.

      To capture the unfolding event, I had no choice but to stand directly in front of the armed APC. I was fully aware that some protesters had overtaken military buses and displayed captured AK-47 assault rifles a few days earlier so I had no idea whether the soldiers inside would think I was shooting at them and return gunfire. Though I was scared to death, my adrenaline took control of my body and the impulse to get the picture became so powerful that I overruled sanity and flashed a picture.