I dare you to not cry

The Pulitzer Prize for feature photography goes to Renée C. Byer of the Sacramento Bee. I dare you to look at her work and not cry. Start with the first photo and read the text with each photo (easy to miss cause you have to scroll to read it).

Thanks to Thomas Hawk for linking to this.

Comments

  1. Pretty amazing. I wasn’t prepared to go there emotionally tonight having suffered this loss myself. Didn’t realize this was something you would make room for on your blog. kudos!

  2. Pretty amazing. I wasn’t prepared to go there emotionally tonight having suffered this loss myself. Didn’t realize this was something you would make room for on your blog. kudos!

  3. Yeah, she’s a local celebrity of sorts…saw her on trivia nights at Streets of London.

  4. Yeah, she’s a local celebrity of sorts…saw her on trivia nights at Streets of London.

  5. I sit here tonight and know that I am on the verge of another trip to see a critically/chronically ill child and my heart breaks for that mother. Thank you for this. I could use a hug myself. Hug Maryamie. Dang that was heartwrenching to view.

  6. I sit here tonight and know that I am on the verge of another trip to see a critically/chronically ill child and my heart breaks for that mother. Thank you for this. I could use a hug myself. Hug Maryamie. Dang that was heartwrenching to view.

  7. Thanks for posting the link. For such a sad time, it’s inspiring to see a mother’s unwavering devotion to her son. In this day, we don’t hear enough about all the good and love and nurturing parents do. I’m extremely sorry for their loss.

  8. Thanks for posting the link. For such a sad time, it’s inspiring to see a mother’s unwavering devotion to her son. In this day, we don’t hear enough about all the good and love and nurturing parents do. I’m extremely sorry for their loss.

  9. That was incredibly powerful. I sat here crying my eyes out. Life can be so sad at times, and I felt so deeply for this family, as they exposed themselves so honestly in these pictures.

  10. That was incredibly powerful. I sat here crying my eyes out. Life can be so sad at times, and I felt so deeply for this family, as they exposed themselves so honestly in these pictures.

  11. Thanks for linking. It stole two hours of my night, but it was worth it. It reminded me again, as a father of a young child, how lucky I am and how precious life is.

    I remember what you went through with your mom last year as well.

    Peace,
    Tim

  12. Thanks for linking. It stole two hours of my night, but it was worth it. It reminded me again, as a father of a young child, how lucky I am and how precious life is.

    I remember what you went through with your mom last year as well.

    Peace,
    Tim

  13. All the more poignent as death takes a young life. Yes, tears fall. A child’s death is the most harrowing and prompts us to look at ourselves and reach for spiritual fulfilment.
    Ernst

  14. All the more poignent as death takes a young life. Yes, tears fall. A child’s death is the most harrowing and prompts us to look at ourselves and reach for spiritual fulfilment.
    Ernst

  15. Why I’m crying now

    In a corner of the blogosphere dominated by the latest software release or hippest 2.0 venture or biggest acquisition, Robert Scoble injected a bit of sobering life and death reality, and when I say life and death, I really mean