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January 9, 2012

This Somali Pirate Shot — Why it Matters

The shot: One of the Somali pirates captured by the U.S. Navy is escorted by U.S. sailors on board the USS Kidd.

Why it matters? Tyler Hicks caught this amazing juxtaposition of what you look like when you have food and what you look like when you don’t.

– Karen Hull

via NYT slideshow.

(photo: Tyler Hicks/NY Times caption: A pirate was escorted on the deck of the U.S.S. Kidd.)


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