“This one photo shows why Michel du Cille was an incredible photojournalist”

This is just a terrific piece by Vox’s Amanda Taub remembering a distinguished photojournalist. I won’t spoil the image. Please click through. The look on this child’s face is just one element that makes this a fantastic and heartbreaking picture.

Author: Harold Pollack

Harold Pollack is Helen Ross Professor of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago. He has served on three expert committees of the National Academies of Science. His recent research appears in such journals as Addiction, Journal of the American Medical Association, and American Journal of Public Health. He writes regularly on HIV prevention, crime and drug policy, health reform, and disability policy for American Prospect, tnr.com, and other news outlets. His essay, "Lessons from an Emergency Room Nightmare" was selected for the collection The Best American Medical Writing, 2009. He recently participated, with zero critical acclaim, in the University of Chicago's annual Latke-Hamentaschen debate.

One thought on ““This one photo shows why Michel du Cille was an incredible photojournalist””

  1. Overwhelming. I continue to be amazed at how many middle-class Americans are capable of feeling sorry for themselves when images like this are only a click away.

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