In 2020 AP Photographers Captured A World In Distress

  

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Via:  john-russell  •  3 weeks ago  •  6 comments

In 2020 AP Photographers Captured A World In Distress
Behold, a world in distress: A 64-year-old woman weeps, hugging her husband as he lay dying in the COVID-19 unit of a California hospital. A crowded refugee camp in Lesbos, Greece, engulfed in flames, disgorges a string of migrants fleeing this hell on Earth. Rain-swept protesters, enraged by the death of George Floyd in police custody, rail against the system and the heavens. This is the world that Associated Press photographers captured in 2020, a world beset by every sort of catastrophe...

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A patient rests in a chair next to his bed at the COVID-19 ward at a hospital in Barcelona, Spain, on Nov. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

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Cemetery workers carry the coffin of a person who died of COVID-19 for burial at the Martires 19 de Julio cemetery in Comas, on the outskirts of Lima, Peru, on July 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

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With the seats at Dodger Stadium empty, Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Julio Urias throws to a San Francisco Giants batter during the third inning of a baseball game on July 26, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

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Fernanda Mariotti poses for a photo with a picture of her mother, Martha Pedrotti, who died of COVID-19, at her home in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Aug. 11, 2020. Although Mariotti insisted on seeing her mother at the hospital, the doctor refused to allow it. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

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Bill Nichols, 84, works to save the home he has lived in for 77 years as a wildfire tears through Vacaville, Calif., on Aug. 19, 2020. Dozens of wildfires were sparked by lightning strikes during a statewide heat wave. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

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Monserrat Medina Zentella attends school via the internet from her home in Mexico City on Aug. 24, 2020, amid the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

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Walter Carter, 74, of Woodbridge, Va., who attended the original March on Washington, attends 2020's March on Washington at the Lincoln Memorial on Aug. 28, 2020, the 57th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" speech. "This march is a celebration anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington," says Carter, "and the issues are very similar even though so much time has passed." (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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Embers light up a hillside behind the Bidwell Bar Bridge on Sept. 9, 2020, as the Bear Fire burns in Oroville, Calif., in this photo taken with a slow shutter speed. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

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Villagers prepare placards featuring U.S. democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, as they prepare to celebrate should the Democratic Party win the presidential elections, in Painganadu a neighboring village of Thulasendrapuram, south of Chennai, Tamil Nadu state, India, Friday, Nov. 6, 2020. The lush green village of Thulasendrapuram is the hometown of Harris' maternal grandfather who migrated from here decades ago. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)

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Colombia's Harold Tejada climbs Plateau des Glieres during the stage 18 of the Tour de France cycling race over 175 kilometers (108.7 miles) from Meribel to La Roche-sur-Foron, France, on Sept. 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)


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Supporters cheer from their cars as Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden appear on a huge monitor and fireworks light up the night sky on the fourth day of the Democratic National Convention in Wilmington, Del., on Aug. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)


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Supporters of President Donald Trump protest the Nevada vote in front of the Clark County Election Department in Las Vegas on Nov. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/John Locher)


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A supporter of President Donald Trump holds her hand over her heart during a protest of the election outside of the Clark County Election Department in North Las Vegas on Nov. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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Wearing masks and plastic gloves to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, girls raise their hands during class in Havana, Cuba, on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. Tens of thousands of school children returned to class Monday in Havana for the first time since April. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

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A malnourished girl, Rahmah Watheeq, receives treatment at a feeding center at Al-Sabeen hospital in Sanaa, Yemen, on Nov. 3, 2020. Two-thirds of Yemen's population of about 28 million people are hungry, and nearly 1.5 million families currently rely entirely on food aid to survive, with another million people expected to fall into crisis levels of hunger before the year’s end, according to aid agencies working in Yemen. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)


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Voters mark their ballots at First Presbyterian Church in Stamford, Conn., on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)


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An election worker examines ballots as vote counting in the general election continues at State Farm Arena in Atlanta on Nov. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)


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People shoot off fireworks in Washington’s Black Lives Matter Plaza while celebrating president-elect Joe Biden's win over President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Nov. 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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Agustina Canamero, 81, and Pascual Perez, 84, hug and kiss through a plastic film screen to avoid contracting the coronavirus at a nursing home in Barcelona, Spain, on June 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)


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President Donald Trump holds a Bible as he stands outside St. John's Church across Lafayette Park from the White House in Washington on June 1, 2020, after law enforcement officers used tear gas and other riot control tactics to forcefully clear peaceful protesters from the area. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)


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Sneakers and a Los Angeles Lakers jersey with the number 8 worn by NBA star Kobe Bryant hang at a memorial for Bryant in Los Angeles on Feb. 2, 2020, a week after he was killed in a helicopter crash. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

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A child wearing a mask to protect against the coronavirus rests on the bank of the Yangtze River in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province on April 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)






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People stand in their balconies during a nationwide confinement to counter the coronavirus in Barcelona, Spain on March 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

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A protester carries a U.S. flag upside down as he walks past a burning building in Minneapolis on May 28, 2020, during a protest over the death of George Floyd, a Black man who died after a white Minneapolis police officer pressed a knee into his neck for several minutes. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

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President Donald Trump arrives at a campaign rally in Toledo, Ohio, on Jan. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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A homeless person sits in a wheelchair during rainy weather on Sunset Blvd. in the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles on April 6, 2020. California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an emergency order in mid-March to spend $150 million to help the homeless during the pandemic. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

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Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein leaves court in New York on Jan. 10, 2020, after attending jury selection for his sexual assault trial. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

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President Donald Trump holds a press conference about the coronavirus at the White House in Washington on April 13, 2020. At left is Dr. Deborah Birx, White House coronavirus response coordinator. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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Men carry rifles near the steps of the State Capitol building in Lansing, Mich., on April 15, 2020, during a protest over Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's orders to keep people at home and businesses locked during the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)


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JohnRussell
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1  seeder  JohnRussell    3 weeks ago

WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD - Louis Armstrong

WHATS GOING ON - Marvin Gaye

 
 
 
Kavika
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2  Kavika     3 weeks ago

Some very powerful photos.

 
 
 
JohnRussell
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2.1  seeder  JohnRussell  replied to  Kavika @2    3 weeks ago

There are dozens more photos at the link Kavika. For space and time reasons I picked out just some of them to post here. 

 
 
 
Kavika
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2.1.1  Kavika   replied to  JohnRussell @2.1    3 weeks ago

I'll be looking at all of them during the day, today.

 
 
 
Perrie Halpern R.A.
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3  Perrie Halpern R.A.    3 weeks ago

Very moving photos of a year like no other in 100 years. You want to look at them and at the same time you want to look away. 

 
 
 
Kavika
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4  Kavika     3 weeks ago

COVID pandemic on the Navajo Nation. Elders, alone, afraid with little or no government help.

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