21 Mind-Blowing True Backstories of Famous Images

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but it still seems somewhat lazy that writers haven't bothered telling us the amazing stories behind some of the most famous photographs of all time. We asked you to right that wrong. The winners is below, but first the runners up ...

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Congrats, violencescience. You win money.

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