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Tavon Tanner tears up before his surgery at Lurie Children's Hospital in October 2016. This photograph is part of the Chicago Tribune series that earned E. Jason Wambsgans the 2017 Pulitzer Prize. E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune/Courtesy of Columbia University hide caption

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"The Soiling of Old Glory" was taken on April 5, 1976, during the Boston busing desegregation protests. Stanley Forman/Boston Herald American hide caption

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Life After Iconic 1976 Photo: The American Flag's Role In Racial Protest

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A Thai soldier stands between abandoned workstations during a raid on a shrimp shed in Samut Sakhon, Thailand. The Associated Press won a Pulitzer Prize for public service for its report "Seafood from Slaves." Dita Alangkara/AP hide caption

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Philip Levine grew up on the outskirts of Detroit and began writing poetry when he was just 13 years old. "It was like I had never enjoyed anything in my life so much," he said. "It was utterly thrilling. I began to live for it." Gary Kazanjian/AP hide caption

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Philip Levine, Who Found Poetry On Detroit's Assembly Lines, Dies At 87

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For his reporting on financial corruption in the city of Bell, Ruben Vives shared the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for public service. Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times hide caption

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Ruben Vives, From Undocumented Life To The Pulitzer Prize

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John Luther Adams' Pulitzer Prize-winning piece is called Become Ocean; the recording of the work comes out Sept. 30. Donald Lee/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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An Inviting Apocalypse: John Luther Adams On 'Become Ocean'

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Journalists Laura Poitras and Glenn Greenwald helped The Guardian win a Pulitzer Prize for public service along with The Washington Post Monday, for their stories based on NSA documents provided by Edward Snowden. Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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