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Thursday, May 5, 2016

PHOTOS THAT WILL STOP YOU IN YOUR TRACKS




For all you young 'uns, an explanation:
This sailor grabbed a passing nurse for a kiss 
in Times Square to celebrate the end of WW ll.

The rest of these pictures are either from
coviral.com or historythings.com.
The comments are theirs.

A firefighter saves a koala during the devastating Black Saturday 
bush fires in Victoria, Australia--2009:


Love during riots in Canada--2011:


 Marine Terri Gurrola is reunited with her daughter
after serving in Iraq for almost a year:


A 12 year old Brazilian boy plays the violin at his fallen teacher’s funeral:


Monica Lewinsky & friend:


The Titanic:


Afghan girl on cover of National Geographic in 1984:


Same girl in 2002:


One of history’s most shocking images;
“The Falling Man.”--NYC 9/11/2001:


 The second plane about to hit the world trade center. 
It was the worst terrorist attack in US  history:


The flag is raised at ground zero for the first time
since the attacks:


 Atomic bomb test at Bikini Atoll in the South Pacific:


In the early 1900's there were more cows than people
on Southern California beaches:


 Lunch on a skyscraper--1932:


King Tut--1922:


Christians circle around Muslims to protect them during prayer 
in the midst of the 2011 uprisings in Cairo, Egypt:


Charles Manson:


 A doctor resting after a successful 23 hour heart transplant.
An assistant is sleeping in the corner:


A WW ll soldier trying to save a kitten:


JFK's son giving him a final salute:


A reporter holding the hand of a starving child:


During the massive floods in India in 2011, a heroic villager 
saved numerous cats from certain death:


Jackie Robinson, the first African-American in 
Major League baseball--1947:















Feliz Cinco de Mayo!!

Say "Brie"!!----fishducky