How One Man Is Bringing Together Coronavirus Survivors For A Good Cause

How One Man Is Bringing Together Coronavirus Survivors For A Good Cause

These are trying times for everyone right now. We are all stuck at home, trying our best to stay safe and take care of those around us by practicing social distancing. Many of us may know someone affected by the coronavirus, either having been exposed or currently experiencing symptoms. Continue reading »

In 2015, 4 Survivors Posed With Iconic Auschwitz Photo 70 Years After the Notorious Death Camp Was Liberated

In 2015, 4 Survivors Posed With Iconic Auschwitz Photo 70 Years After the Notorious Death Camp Was Liberated
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In 2015, child survivors of the holocaust who were photographed huddled together at notorious Auschwitz have been reunited 70 years after the notorious death camp was liberated. This is the moment four of the survivors pointed themselves out in the shocking photograph, that was taken by Red Army photographer Alexander Vorontsov on the day they liberated the concentration camp. Continue reading »

10 Car Crash Survivors Pose Proudly For A Chilling Photo Project To Raise Awareness About Seatbelt Safety

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10 Car Crash Survivors Pose Proudly For A Chilling Photo Project To Raise Awareness About Seatbelt Safety

Shocking portraits of the searing bruises that seatbelts can leave behind after a crash are being celebrated as survival badges of honor, and showing the importance of belting up.

The initiative is part of an NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) campaign to reduce the number of deaths on NZ roads. According to them, 90 people die each year because they weren’t wearing their seatbelt, most of whom are young men in rural areas. The confronting portraits are of 10 real-life crash survivors, whose post-crash injuries were recreated by the SFX make-up company PROFX. Continue reading »

This Artist Gives Free Tattoos To Survivors Of Domestic Violence

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Meet tattoo artist Flavia Carvalho. Not only is she extremely talented, but for the last two years she’s been helping survivors of domestic violence deal with their scars in the most beautiful way possible. Continue reading »

Astonishing Portraits of WWII Survivors

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Takeoka Chisaka, Hiroshima, Japan. “One morning in August 1945, I was walking home from the night shift at a factory in Hiroshima. As I reached my door, there was a huge explosion. When I came to, my head was bleeding and I had been blasted 30m away. The atomic bomb had detonated. When I found my mother, her eyes were badly burned. A doctor said they had to come out, but he didn’t have the proper tools so used a knife instead. It was hellish. I became a peace-worker after the war. In the 1960s, at a meeting at the UN, I met one of the people who created the atomic bomb. He apologised”. (Photo and caption by Sasha Maslov)
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Portraits of Typhoon Haiyan Survivors

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Typhoon Haiyan survivor Mariena Delacueva stands amongst the ruins of her families home on November 6, 2014 in San Antonio, Samar, Philippines. Mariena’s looks after the property after her parents moved to Manila to find work so they can save enough money to rebuild the house. Residents of Leyte and surrounds are preparing for the 1-year anniversary since Super Typhoon Yolanda struck the coast on November 8, 2013, leaving more than 6000 dead and many more homeless. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
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Cute Robot Seals Comforts Elderly Tsunami Survivors in Japan

Cute Robot Seals Comforts Elderly Tsunami Survivors in Japan

Satsuko Yatsuzaka (84) holds a therapeutic robot named Paro at the Suisyoen retirement home. (Reuters)

It’s cuddly, cute and responds to your affection. Following a two-month evacuation from their home, residents are embracing a small white robotic seal. Reuters reports that the furry friends are being treated as pets by the residents, many of whom are dealing with memories of the quake. The residents currently have two Paro seals, which they’ve named “Love” and “Peace.”

Animals are often used for therapy for the elderly, and aside from its anti-bacterial coat the seals give the elderly residents the same companionship that a pet gives. Continue reading »