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How well do you know the world around you? Here are photos that will change your perspective. Afterall, the world desperately need more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers, and lovers of every kind.

1A widow leans on her husband's headstone on the day before their wedding anniversary on 16th October, 2013.

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2A man jumps to his death from the World Trade Centre during the 9/11 attack.

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3A Turkish official teases Armenian kids by showing them a piece of bread during the Armenian Genocide, 1915.

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4A small kid tries to pull his alcoholic father back to his feet.

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5A 7-month-old is held by his mother at a rescue center in Kenya.(The child is said to have made a full recovery.)

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6Soldiers rescue a 4-month-old baby girl who went missing for 4 days after the Japanese Tsunami in March, 2011.

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7A young man holds his face in the rain in the city of Rangoon. Cyclone Nargis hit Myanmar leaving millions homeless and over 1,00,00 dead in May, 2008.

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8This one speaks for itself.

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9A French citizen cries as the Nazis occupy Paris during the IInd World War.

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10A violinist cries while playing at a 9/11 memorial service in Vancouver.

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11A Japanese woman cries after earthquake and tsunami struck Japan in March, 2011.

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12An African girl is actually part of a zoo! A human zoo in Belgium, 1958.

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13A monk prays for an old man who died while waiting for a train in China.

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14The Hindenburg Disaster in June, 1937.

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15A 12-Year-Old Brazilian kid, Diego Torquato, plays violin at his teacher's funeral, who had helped him escape violence & poverty through music.

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16A Red Cross nurse writes the last words of a British soldier during WWI.

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17A Chinese paramilitary police recruit starts crying before being shipped for service.

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18This picture clicked in Chicago, 1948 shows it all. Despair, desperation, innocence and shame.

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19A war veteran from Russia kneels in front of a tank that he spent the war in. The tank is now a museum.

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20A monk in Vietnam self immolates in a protest against persecution of Buddhists by South Vietnam’s Ngo Dinh Diem administration.

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21A journalist runs across a bridge to rescue a baby during the Civil War in 1936.

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22A priest prays over those who died in the Titanic accident before burying them at sea.

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23The unknown yet famous 'Tank Man', who stood in front of a column of Chinese tanks on June 5, 1989, during the Tiananmen Square protests.

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24Navy chaplain Luis Padillo gives last rites to a soldier wounded by sniper fire during a revolt in Venezuela.

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25Jacqueline Kennedy in her suit stained with her husband's blood right after his assassination, as Lyndon Johnson takes the oath on 22nd November, 1963.

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The moment prompted Lady Bird Johnson to say: “Her hair was falling in her face but she was very composed. I looked at her. Mrs. Kennedy’s dress was stained with blood. One leg was almost entirely covered with it and her right glove was caked, it was caked with blood – her husband’s blood. Somehow that was one of the most poignant sights – that immaculate woman, exquisitely dressed, and caked in blood.”

26The LIFE magazine photo of U.S. Navy Officer Graham Jackson, a friend of President Roosevelt, playing at his funeral April, 1944.

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27A couple kisses after the girl was knocked down by a policeman during the Vancouver riots, which occurred after Boston Bruins' win over the Vancouver Canucks, in June, 2011.

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28Father and son in 1949, 2009 and 2011.

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29A Japanese girl placed in isolation for radiation screening looks at her dog through the window.

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30A sergeant looks after a 2-week-old kitten during the Korean War.

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31A widow receives her husband's body about after 63 years. Army Sgt. 1st Class Joseph Gantt died as a PoW during the Korean War in 1951.

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32A 17-year-old girl offers a flower to a soldier during the Pentagon Anti-War Protest in October, 1967.

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33Marine Staff Sgt. Marc Golczynski's son accepts the flag for his father during a memorial service. He was shot a few weeks before he was due to return home.

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