A Winning photo?

July 16, 2009

What a tragic, heart-rending but brilliant picture by Andrew Winning on the front page of The Guardian yesterday – a brilliant composition that should be nominated for an industry award. Please pass on my congratulations.

Alan N.

Indeed. Thanks for noticing: GBU Editor

Mourners cry as hearses containing the bodies of eight soldiers killed in Afghanistan drive through Wootton Bassett,  in Wiltshire, southern England July 14, 2009. The bodies of eight soldiers killed during the bloodiest 24-hours for British forces since the invasion of Afghanistan in 2001 were flown back home on Tuesday. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

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Agreed. This is an amazing image.

There is not one hand, face, eye, body, or human soul not exhibiting absolute grief in this photograph.

Heartbreaking.

Posted by D in Texas | Report as abusive

It is very sad to see those innocent soldiers die in a country where they should not be. Foreign soldiers should be out of Afghanistan.