Day-to-day we see quite a lot of crap on the internet – the newly engaged couples, the latest celebrity blunders (*cough cough* Justin Bieber’s schlong slip *cough cough*), the endless articles telling us that an asteroid is heading for earth and we’re all going to die, again. But sometimes, if we’re lucky, once you’ve filtered through all the shit, you across something that makes you stop in your tracks. Powerful images that speak a thousand words, which are definitely worthy of your time.
If you’re not sure what I mean then have a gander through these images below to see what I mean. Oh and a little tip for you: get the tissues ready because a few of them are sure to bring a tear to your eye.
7-year-old Kiki is pulled from the rubble after the Haiti earthquake and placed into his mother’s arms.
In Kiev, Ukraine, a woman places carnations in-between anti-riot policemen’s shields outside the presidential office.
A view from above. NASA astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson peers down at Earth from the International Space Station.
Pictured with an AK-27 hanging from his shoulder, an eight-year-old Syrian rebel stands puffing on a cigarette.