San Antonio, Texas
By Jim Urquhart
With each step he learns to take he is that much closer to achieving independence. All he wants is to once again be able to be a soldier in the infantry.
Ya’an, Sichuan province, China
By Jason Lee
It was 8:02 am on April 20th, 2013, three weeks before the fifth anniversary of the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake which killed nearly 70,000 people, when another strong quake hit the city of Ya’an in the same province. More than 190 people died, 21 others are still missing, and more than 11,000 people have been injured.
By Denis Balibouse
Would you stand on this ridge?
(Excuse the uneven horizon, it is due to my legs shaking when I took the picture)
When the Fukushima nuclear power plant exploded, I was in Fukushima covering people who had evacuated from their houses near the plant, as they underwent radiation checks as authorities isolated those who had showed signs of exposure.