30 Most Touching Photographs That Will Not Leave You Indifferent

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We know that a picture is worth more than a thousand words. This is the case of these 30 shocking pictures that illustrate touching and often tragic moments in our history. You let you discover these extraordinary pictures.

1. A hungry little boy gives his hand to a missionary

A hungry little boy gives his hand to a missionary-Most Touching Photographs-2

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via Mike Wells

2. The inside of a gas chamber of Auschwitz concentration camp

The inside of a gas chamber of Auschwitz concentration camp-Most Touching Photographs-4

via kligon5

3. A surgeon and his assistant are exhausted after a successful heart transplant operation that lasted 23 hours

A surgeon and his assistant are exhausted after a successful heart transplant operation that lasted 23 hours-Most Touching Photographs-5

via James Stanfield

4. Diego Frazão Torquato, crying, playing the violin at the funeral of his teacher who helped him out of poverty

 Diego Frazão Torquato, crying, playing the violin at the funeral of his teacher who helped him out of poverty-Most Touching Photographs-1

via blogspot

5. A young man who has just learned the murder of his brother

A young man who has just learned the murder of his brother-Most Touching Photographs-3

via Nhat V. Meyer

6. A protester shot at point blank range in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 

A protester shot at point blank range in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. -Most Touching Photographs-

via gpb

7. Homeless waiting to receive free food outside a mosque in New Delhi, India

 Homeless waiting to receive free food outside a mosque in New Delhi, India-Most Touching Photographs-8

via Tsering Topgyal / AP

8. The majestic funeral of Zanjeer, a dog who saved thousands of lives during the 1993 explosions in Mumbai, India

The majestic funeral of Zanjeer, a dog who saved thousands of lives during the 1993 explosions in Mumbai, India-Most Touching Photographs-9

via Reuters

9. An alcoholic father and his son

 An alcoholic father and his son-Most Touching Photographs-10

via imgur

10. A couple hugging until their last breath. They were found dead in the rubble after the collapse of a factory.

 A couple hugging until their last breath. They were found dead in the rubble after the collapse of a factory-Most Touching Photographs-6

via Taslima Akhter

11. A gypsy boy smoking a cigarette in 2006 in the Saint Jacques in Perpignan, France

 A gypsy boy smoking a cigarette in 2006 in the Saint Jacques in Perpignan, France-Most Touching Photographs-7

via Jesco Denzel

12. The Hhaing Yu holding weeping at his destroyed house after Cyclone Nargis in May 2008 (Burma)

The Hhaing Yu holding weeping at his destroyed house after Cyclone Nargis in May 2008 (Burma)-Most Touching Photographs-11

via Brian Sokol

13. A former Russian tank soldier finding the Tank used by him during the Second World War

A former Russian tank soldier finding the Tank used by him during the Second World War-Most Touching Photographs-12

via englishrussia

14. A protester placing flowers in the gun of a soldier. This photo was taken on Oct. 21, 1967 during a march to the Pentagon. 

A protester placing flowers in the gun of a soldier. This photo was taken on Oct. 21, 1967 during a march to the Pentagon. -Most Touching Photographs-13

via Bernie Boston

15. Robert Peraza kisses his son’s name on the memorial dedicated to the victims of the September 11 attacks

15. Robert Peraza kisses his son's name on the memorial dedicated to the victims of the September 11 attacks-Most Touching Photographs-16

via diretodeny

16. Russian soldiers preparing for the battle of Kursk in July 1943 (photo created in 2006 from archives)

16. Russian soldiers preparing for the battle of Kursk in July 1943 (photo created in 2006 from archives-Most Touching Photographs-14

via Shirak Karapetyan-Milshtein

17. Afghan offering tea to American soldiers fighting on the ground of his ancestors

Afghan offering tea to American soldiers fighting on the ground of his ancestors-Most Touching Photographs-15

via Rafiq Maqbool / AP

18. Jewish prisoners released from a “death train” on the way to a concentration camp in 1945

 Jewish prisoners released from a "death train" on the way to a concentration camp in 1945-Most Touching Photographs-17

via hfcsd

19. A French civilian weeping in despair when the Nazis took control of Paris during the Second World War

A French civilian weeping in despair when the Nazis took control of Paris during the Second World War-Most Touching Photographs-19

via iconicphotos

20. POW Horace Greasley gazes at Heinrich Himmler during the inspection of the camp

 POW Horace Greasley gazes at Heinrich Himmler during the inspection of the camp-Most Touching Photographs-18

via telegraph.co.uk

21. A man carries a child away from the site of a bomb attack in Pakistan

A man carries a child away from the site of a bomb attack in Pakistan-Most Touching Photographs-20

via indyposted

22. A woman keeps a military bulldozer from rolling over an injured man in Cairo, Egypt

A woman keeps a military bulldozer from rolling over an injured man in Cairo, Egypt-Most Touching Photographs-21

via abc

23. An anti-government protest offers a rose to a soldier in Bangkok

An anti-government protest offers a rose to a soldier in Bangkok-Most Touching Photographs-22

via startribune

24. A German prisoner of World War II meets his daughter. The child had not seen his father since the age of one year. 

A German prisoner of World War II meets his daughter. The child had not seen his father since the age of one year.-Most Touching Photographs-27

via om911

25. A woman being treated with radiations looks at her dog through a window in Nihonmatsu in Japan

25. A woman being treated with radiations looks at her dog through a window in Nihonmatsu in Japan-Most Touching Photographs-24

via  imgsou

26. The priest Luis Padillo made a final prayer for a man wounded by gunfire from a sniper fire in Venezuela

26. The priest Luis Padillo made a final prayer for a man wounded by gunfire from a sniper fire in Venezuela-Most Touching Photographs-29

via  ilcapomaeda

27. Sisters posing for the same picture at three different times in their lives. On the last one, the third sister was no longer part of this world. 

27. Sisters posing for the same picture at three different times in their lives. On the last one, the third sister was no longer part of this world.-Most Touching Photographs-23

via copypaste

28. John F. Kennedy Jr. salutes his father’s coffin during an honor guard

28. John F. Kennedy Jr. salutes his father's coffin during an honor guard-Most Touching Photographs-26

via  vidaytiemposdeljuezroybean

29. A monk prays for a man died suddenly while waiting for a train to Taiyuan Shanxi China

29. A monk prays for a man died suddenly while waiting for a train to Taiyuan Shanxi China-Most Touching Photographs-25

via mamaclub

30. Christian Golczynski, 8 years old, accepts the American flag handed over to him in honor of his father, Sergeant Marc Golczynski. The latter was killed while on patrol during his second duty in Iraq only weeks before his return home 

Christian Golczynski, 8 years old, accepts the American flag handed over to him in honor of his father, Sergeant Marc Golczynski.-Most Touching Photographs-28

via nmaw

This series of photographs offers a moving retrospective of modern history. The photographs of these starving African children moved us a lot. Which one of these pictures did you find most touching? If you liked this post may be you would also like 19 Emotional Charged Photographs That Prove That Humanity Is Not Yet Lost.

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  • vickey shrestha
    May 19, 2015, 9:33 pm

    The one is no. 10 is from Nepal earthquake, 2015. The photo was taken just a few blocks away from where I live. Life is just too short, you never know.

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