George Azar’s poignant shot of Jawkal, a young teenager, who is sitting alone, despondent after having lost his family to an Israeli bombing in southern Lebanon, not knowing, of course, that soon afterwards he will lose his own eyesight in another attack. (x)
More details about this photograph and others by George Azarin the documentary Beirut Photographer.
Eight years ago today, my brother Tom fought off a great white shark that was at least twice his size in the chilly waters off the Oregon coast. When I think about it though, I am not surprised that he survived. He is incredibly resilient, and able to think clearly during the worst situations imaginable. Glad that shark wasn’t as tough as you, @kookmire