These Are the Most Powerful Photos You Will Ever See on the Internet



There are plenty of photos that are simple yet beautiful. But we have to admit that those that depict strong emotions are those that leaves an impact on our memories, or even stand the test of time. Let’s take a look at some of photos that have captured raw emotion at the time they were taken:

Three sisters recreated the same photo on three separate occasions, years apart


A Russian veteran showing gratitude to the tank he used during the war


A Romanian kid shows some love to a police during a protest in Bucharest by handing a heart-shaped balloon


Ray Lewis, a retired Philadelphia police captain, got arrested for taking part in the ‘Occupy Wall Street’ protests back in 2011


An elderly man silently died while waiting for a train in Shanxi, Taiyuan, China. So a monk approached him and prayed for his soul.


The 1968 Olympics Black Power Salute


In 1945, Jewish prisoners happily escaped from the internment camp “death train”, not far from the Elbe River basin


The young John F. Kennedy Jr. bids his father’s coffin with a salute


Taken in 2011, Christians gather around to protect Muslims as they prayed, during the uprising in Cairo, Egypt




The temporary family reunion by relatives from North and South Korea after being separated by the 1950-1953 war


A dog reunites with his loving owner after the devastation of the tsunami that hit Japan in 2011


While soldiers line up and march in British Columbia on their way to the waiting train, Whitey Bernard chases after his father. This photo captioned “Wait For Me Daddy” was taken by Claude P. Dettloff on October 1, 1940


Chaplain Luis Padillo carries a soldier who got shot by a sniper during the Venezuelan revolt


Australian Scott Jones and Canadian Alex Thomas kiss after being knocked by riot police in Vancouver, British Columbia, after they rioted over the Stanley Cup


A son was comforted by his mother after their house got wiped out by a tornado that hit Concord, Alabama, in April, 2011


Marine Staff Sergeant Mark Graunke Jr., who lost a leg, hand, and eye while trying to defuse a bomb in Iraq in July 2004, is hugged by Pearl Harbor survivor Houston James during the Dallas Veterans Day Commemoration


The first same-sex couple to ever get married in New York hug each other in glee


A 4-month-old baby girl was rescued four days after she has gone missing under the ruins of the Japan tsunami devastation




A despairing French man weeped as Nazis successfully obtained Paris during World War II


Prisoner of War Greasley fearlessly comes face to face with Heinrich Himmler


On the tenth anniversary of the terror attack, Robert Peraza pays respect at his son’s name at the 9/11 Memorial


Lyndon Johnson takes the presidential oath of office beside Jacqueline Kennedy moments after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy

Lady Bird Johnson said, “Her hair was falling in her face but she was very composed. I looked at her. Mrs. Kennedy’s dress was stained with blood. One leg was almost entirely covered with it and her right glove was caked, it was caked with blood – her husband’s blood. Somehow that was one of the most poignant sights – that immaculate woman, exquisitely dressed, and caked in blood.”


Two victims of the Hurricane Katrina, 5-year-old Tanisha Blevin, and 105-year-old Nita LaGarde, hold hands as they proceed to the convention center in New Orleans for evacuation


A girl quarantined due to radiation looks at her dog through a glass window in Nihonmatsu, Japan


The two journalists Euna Lee and Laura Ling reunites with their families and cry in relief after being released from the North Korean prison, where they were sentenced to 12 long years of labor


Pacifist Jane Rose Kasmir puts a flower on the guard’s bayonet during a protest opposing the Vietnam War in Pentagon on October 21, 1967


An unidentified man stands bravely in front of a line of Chinese tanks after the Tiananmen Square protests in 1989




Another angle of Tank Man where he can be seen through the trees standing just a few hundred meters away from the Chinese tanks


Harold Whittles gets to hear for the first time in his life through an earpiece that was placed by a doctor in his left ear


Helen Fisher approaches her cousin’s hearse that was brought to Wootton Bassett together with six other fallen soldiers.


U.S. Army platoon waddles through the shore during D-Day Normandy landings on June 6, 1944


The Soviet Union released a German World War II prisoner who was separated from his daughter when she was still one-year-old


Christian Golczynski, 8, receives the flag for his fallen father, Marine Staff Sergeant Marc Golczynski, who died in Iraq just weeks before he was due to return home


British Bobby Moore and Pele exchange jerseys to show mutual respect during the 1970 World Cup which was overrun by racism


A tornado that passed Alabama in March 2012 separated the dog Coco and her owner Greg Cook. After finding Coco buried under their destroyed house, Greg cries out of joy


In this photo taken by astronaut William Anders in 1968 during the Apollo 8 mission, Earth can be seen rising from the lunar horizon





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