The photo above is the â€œPulitzer Prizeâ€ winning photo taken in 1994 during the Sudan famine. The picture depicts a famine sticken child crawling towards an United Nations food camp, located a kilometer away. The vulture is waiting for the child to die so that it can eat it.
This picture shockd the whole world. No one knows what happened to the child, including the photographer Kevin Carter who left the place as soon as the photograph was taken.
Three months later Kevin Carter committed suicide due to depression
THE LIFE AND DEATH OF KEVIN CARTER Visiting Sudan, a little-known photographer took a picture that made the world weep. What happened afterward is a tragedy of another sort.
BY SCOTT MACLEOD/JOHANNESBURG
Eye on Apartheid
Matloff, a Reuters correspondent based in Johannesburg, was Kevin Carter’s housemate, colleague, and friend.
September 12, 1994 Volume 144, No. 11
A photographer’s burden of seeing the world’s despair