Watch the Story Behind the Photo That Launched the Largest Relief Effort Since WWII

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Mass tragedies, as photojournalist James Nachtwey says, happen to individuals. His focus on the individual victims of Somalia’s famine led to the saving of 1.5 million lives.

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  1. Photojournalist James Nachtwey has been at the forefront of capturing human suffering over the years. It is so sad to see that human suffering continues to be an ongoing reality throughout the world. Today it is the Middle East and particularly Aleppo where human slaughter is a daily event.