Pulitzer-Prize Winning Photographer on Capturing Tragedy

The Takeaway

By now, we’ve all seen the gut-wrenching images from the Newtown, Connecticut tragedy and its aftermath.
Boston Globe staff photographer  Essdras Suarez  describes what it’s like to actually be on the ground after an event like Newtown and to experience the grief of victims first-hand.
Over his career, Suarez has dedicated a significant portion of his work to photographing children throughout the world.   He’s covered events such as the Iraq War, the Indonesian tsunami and the Columbine massacre.

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