Simply Exhausted

The World Press Photo Contest 2008 winners were announced yesterday.  The winning photo is below.  Judges described the photo as an image that shows “the exhaustion of a man — and the exhaustion of a nation,” adding people everywhere were tiring of the world’s numerous conflicts.


“Tim Hetherington, a Vanity Fair photographer based in Britain, won the World Press Photo of the Year 2007 award with this picture of an American soldier resting at a bunker in Korengal Valley, Afghanistan taken September 16, 2007.

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