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Sheila Rule and Joe Robinson take the subway to a Riverside Church Prison Ministry meeting in Manhattan on Nov. 20, 2016. Rule and Robinson, married for almost 12 years while Joe was still incarcerated, are here together for the first time since he was released from a 25-year prison sentence for killing a man. Ed Kashi hide caption

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Photographer Adam Ouahmane captured Denali's dramatic train made of feathers inside an old church converted into a circus arts school in Chicago. Adam Ouahmane hide caption

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Jan. 19, 2017: Douma — A young girl blows bubbles. Bassam Khabieh/Reuters hide caption

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Blowing Bubbles And Running From Bombs: The Reality Of War For The Children Of Syria

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Students celebrate their graduation from Howard University at the end of the 148th Commencement ceremony, at the Upper Quandrangle on campus, on May 7, 2016. Washington, D.C. photojournalist and professor Cheriss May spoke about her photography on The Black Shutter Podcast. Cheriss May hide caption

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Jun Oshita, 46, holds a single shoe, the only memory he could find of his mother. Kuni Oshita, 73, was killed in the March 11 tsunami in Noda, which was almost completely destroyed after the earthquake and tsunami. David Gilkey /NPR hide caption

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Chanell Stone photographs places like overgrown lots and green spaces at public housing projects, often including herself in the frame. Above, "In search of a certain Eden," 2019, Brooklyn. Chanell Stone hide caption

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Photographers Make Kids' Wildest Dreams Come To Life

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Vanessa Leroy says attending a racial justice protest in 2014 helped her realize she wanted to be a photographer. She photographed a helicopter that day, saying, "I took it out of the context that it was originally in to make it feel you're entering into this dream space where you're about to navigate all of these memories and past experiences." Vanessa Leroy hide caption

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Dr. Daria Osipchuk prepares to intubate a young man in severe respiratory distress from COVID-19. Scott Kobner/Los Angeles County Department of Health Services hide caption

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'The Essence Of Truth': A Doctor's Photos Document The COVID-19 Crisis In The ER

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The setting sun illuminates the ancient Acropolis in Athens, Greece, after a rare heavy snowfall in the city on Tuesday. Louisa Goulimaki/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Combing Hair, Syracuse, N.Y., 1986, High Museum of Art, gift of Eric Ceputis and David W. Williams, 2017 Dawoud Bey hide caption

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'An American Project': For Decades, Dawoud Bey Has Chronicled Black Life

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U.S. Marines with the 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment were on site to help secure parts of Helmand province ahead of the 2009 Afghanistan presidential election. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Book Showcases The Humanity At The Heart Of David Gilkey's Photojournalism

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A male vermillion flycatcher perches atop an open branch on one of the many charred mesquites on our land, La Isla. Gemina Garland-Lewis hide caption

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