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"Hydrant: In the Air," 1963 — "It's significant because it shows us. We were not allowed to go to the public pools. So we opened our hydrant and we cooled ourselves off. But when I saw it and photographed it I made it more than just poor people turning on a hydrant. I'm very proud of that image. And it says a lot to my community. Hopefully when you look at my image you don't see poor people." Hiram Maristany/ Smithsonian American Art Museum hide caption

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Gloria, 13, of Oaxaca, Mexico, holds a duck at home. Sexually abused by her father, she became a mother at the age of 12. Christian Rodrí­guez/Getty Images Instagram Grant Recipient 2016 hide caption

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Christian Rodrí­guez/Getty Images Instagram Grant Recipient 2016

After hearing people shout that a woman was about to jump from a burning building, photographer Amy Weston snapped this image of the woman's leap to safety. Amy Weston/WENN hide caption

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