The iconic Princess Cottage (left), built in 1855, photographed in November 2012 in Union Beach, N.J., and the spot where the Princess Cottage used to be, seen again in 2013. Mario Tama/Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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Miguel Piñero of the Nuyorican literary movement and poet Sandra Maria Esteves on the train in New York City in 1977. Bolivar Arellano hide caption

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Photographer Jaime Moore re-created portraits of famous women from history starring her daughter, Emma. Here, Emma poses as Amelia Earhart. Jaime Moore/Jaime Moore Photography hide caption

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Noor Nisa was pregnant, and her water had just broken. Her husband was determined to get her to the hospital, but his borrowed car broke down, so he went to find another vehicle. Lynsey Addario ended up taking Noor Nisa, her mother, and her husband to the hospital, where she delivered a baby girl. Lynsey Addario hide caption

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It takes NPR multimedia producer Kainaz Amaria 30 minutes to commute to work in Washington, D.C. Sometimes it takes a little longer when light, movement and people converge into a sweet scene. Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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Carrie Mae Weems, a 2013 MacArthur Fellow. John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation hide caption

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The Nepalese army killed Gita Rasaili's brother and sister during the country's civil war. Now she is helping victims of violence. "My sister got raped and killed and also my brother as a revenge for feeding the Maoists — according to the perpetrators, the Nepali Army. So I had to fight for them. I also want to get justice for other families that have been victims of the war." Courtesy of Arantxa Cedillo hide caption

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Rigid, semiconscious, his face an ashen mask, Kennedy lies in a pool of his own blood on the concrete floor, a bullet deep in his brain and another in his neck. Juan Romero, a busboy whose hand Kennedy had shaken before the shots, tried to comfort him. Bill Eppridge/Courtesy of Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images hide caption

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Steve McCurry's iconic photograph of a young Afghan girl in a Pakistani refugee camp appeared on the cover of National Geographic magazine's June 1985 issue and became the most famous cover image in the magazine's history. Steve McCurry/Courtesy of National Geographic hide caption

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Marville made more than 425 photographs of the narrow streets and crumbling buildings of premodern Paris, including this view from the top of Rue Champlain in 1877-1878. Charles Marville/Musee Carnavalet/Roger-Viollet hide caption

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