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March.05.2007 : Monday
 The story behind 2006's World Press Photo of the year
The World Press Photo of the Year 2006 shows upscale young Lebanese men and women visiting a bombed-out Beirut neighborhood like disaster tourists -- or at least that's what everyone thought.
Here's the story behind the image
Link: World Press Photo Mix-Up - International - SPIEGEL ONLINE - News
» rich  · 09:14 »photography comments [2] 


raffia   3/5/2007 15:16
Interesting. I thought the original picture showed that people go about their lives and teenagers act like teenagers even in dire surroundings. (I'm surprised that she's 29.)

thewillhelm   3/5/2007 20:48
Well, here's to a picture whose success can be attributed to everyone's prejudice on the subject matter!

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