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Facts Behind Kevin Carter’s Photograph: Vulture Stalking a Child

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On July - 27 - 2022
Kevin Carter Fact

Kevin Carter Fact

The story behind of an African child in Sudan who was starving in a Pulitzer Prize winning photograph is revealed.

Till date, some rumors about Kevin carter piece above are still doing the rounds. A Pulitzer Prize winning photo in 1994 that shows a gaunt little child with a vulture as the background is always associated with the death or the suicide of its photographer.

Rumor has it that the reason of his suicide is because of his guilt and regret for not helping the child and took the image instead and even got an award in a prestigious journalistic event. Read the rest of this entry »

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