Wordless Wednesday: Powerful Photographs

A dog named “Leao” sits for a second consecutive day at the grave of her owner, who died in the disastrous landslides near Rio de Janiero on January 15, 2011.

Eight-year-old Christian Golczynski accepts the flag for his father, Marine Staff Sgt. Marc Golczynski, during a memorial service. Marc Golczynski was shot on patrol during his second tour in Iraq (which he had volunteered for) just a few weeks before he was due to return home.

Two photos from 40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken. If you haven’t seen them all, you must check them out. I got goosebumps and even teared up at a few photos.