This memento mori photo contains not a single deceased person, yet it feels more powerful than many of the postmortem images. The stark simplicity is breathtaking, and that little boy’s determined face, wearing his father’s uniform cap
photo is from the assassination of JFK. President John F. Kennedy is shot to death in Dallas. Texas Governor John B. Connally is also seriously wounded and Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson takes over as the President
September 2001 — During a reading of "The Pet Goat" at Sarasota's Emma E. Booker Elementary School, Chief of Staff Andrew Card informs President George Bush that a second airplane has struck the Twin Towers at New York's World Trade Center.