Faces of Addiction by Chris Arnade

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    Faces of Addiction by Chris Arnade



    Vanessa: Hunts Point, Bronx

    Vanessa, thirty-five, had three children with an abusive husband. She [lost her mind, started doing heroin], after losing the children, who were taken away and given to her mother. The drugs led to homelessness and prostitution. She grew up on Arthur Avenue in the Bronx, but now spends her time in Hunts Point, [trying to survive everyday. Just doing whatever it takes]....

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    Search For Survivors Continues On Cruise Ship Costa Concordia

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    Search For Survivors Continues On Cruise Ship Costa Concordia



    The cruise ship Costa Concordia lies stricken off the shore of the island of Giglio, on January 17, 2012 in Giglio Porto, Italy. More than four thousand people were on board when the ship hit a rock off the Tuscan coast. At least 11 people have been confirmed dead and another 24 missing. (Photo by Laura Lezza/Getty Images)...

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    Animal Lover Dai Shuqing

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    Animal Lover Dai Shuqing



    Dai Shuqings husband sits among adopted stray dogs at an animal shelter on December 15, 2006 in the outskirts of Xian of Shaanxi Province, China. The animal shelter, established by animal lover Dai Shuqing, is located at an abandoned warehouse which houses some 100 dogs and costs over 2,000 yuan (about US $255) per month. (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)...

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    Lambing Season Underway In Brandenburg

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    Lambing Season Underway In Brandenburg



    A merino lamb attempts to jump out of its enclosure to find its mother shortly before feeding time at the Educational and Reserach Station for Animal Breeding (Lehr- und Versuchsanstalt fuer Tierzucht und Tierhaltung, or LVAT) in Brandenburg state on January 27, 2012 in Gross Kreutz, Germany. Hundreds of lambs have been born at the LVAT in recent weeks in the midst of the stations lambing season. Many of the lambs will be sold just before Easter, when they will have grown to a weight of over 40kg, as lamb is the traditional German Easter meal. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)...

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    Whitney Houston Dies At 48

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    Whitney Houston Dies At 48



    Singer Whitney Houston performs onstage at the 2009 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 22, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)...

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    Acid Attack Plastic Surgeon Honoured With Oscar Nomination

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    Acid Attack Plastic Surgeon Honoured With Oscar Nomination



    Saira Liaqat, 22, a victim of acid violence who was burned 4 years ago, poses in Islamabad, June 11, 2007. Saira is from Lahore and was attacked with acid thrown on her over an argument relating to an arranged marriage. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)...

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    Restaurant Serves Up Dog Meat In South Korea

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    Restaurant Serves Up Dog Meat In South Korea



    A chef cooks raw dog meat at a restaurant on July 5, 2005 in Gwacheon, South Korea. Dog meat is a traditional dish in Korea dating back to the Samkuk period (period of the three kingdoms BC 57 – AD 668). Although many recipes existed historically for dog meat, now chefs only make soups, or dishes using boiled or roasted meat. Koreans traditionally eat dog meat on the hottest day of the summer, for it's reputed benefits of virility, invigoration and health. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)...

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    Japan Commemorates First Anniversary Of Earthquake And Tsunami

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    Japan Commemorates First Anniversary Of Earthquake And Tsunami



    Takahiro Shito, 47, and his wife Sayomi Shito, 46, pray with their children Tomoka, 14, and Kenya 16, and their great uncle Akinori Takahashi, 76, as they pay respects to their daughter Chisato,12, buried in a nearby cemetery, victim of the Okowa Elementary School tragedy, who was killed during last years tsunami on March 11, 2012 near Ishinomaki, Japan. Teachers at the school werent trained for tsunami evacuation and didnt to lead the children up the snow covered mountain behind the school after the tsunami warning was sounded. Out of 108 students at the school, 74 died and four...

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    Bangkok Floods Continue

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    Bangkok Floods Continue



    A Thai security guard stands by a wall of sandbags in front of a factory at the Bangchan Industrial Estate area on the outskirts of the capitol city November 8, 2011 in Bangkok, Thailand. Over seven major industrial parks in Bangkok and, thousands of factories have been closed in the central Thai province of Ayutthaya and Nonthaburi with millions of tons of rice damaged. Across the country, the flooding which is now in its third month has affected 25 of Thailands 64 provinces. Thailand is experiencing the worst flooding in over 50 years which has affected more than nine million...

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    Geese Seen In Fields As They Are Outdoor Reared For Christmas

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    Geese Seen In Fields As They Are Outdoor Reared For Christmas



    A gaggle of geese graze in a field at Holly Tree Farm in the Cheshire countryside as they are fattened up for Christmas on November 10, 2011 in Knutsford, England. Roasted goose is gaining in popularity as an alternative to turkey during the Christmas meal of the festive period. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)...

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