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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photographs And The Stories Behind Them

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Photographs provide provocative glimpses into people's lives. Stories behind photos - for individuals on both sides of the camera - may reveal much more than a single image can encapsulate. Pulitzer Prize-winning photos receive international attention for their ability to evoke visceral reactions, highlight key events in history, and open eyes to unrealized truths.

Each year, Pulitzer Prize-winning photographs are honored for their intensity, insight into society, and raw emotion. The stories behind Pulitzer Prize-winning photos over the years add layers of insight into the moments that inspired each image. A cross section of Pulitzer Prize winners can transport you along an emotional spectrum from jubilation to grief.

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