The rest of the world may think Americans eat a lot of burgers, have huge shopping malls and are ruled by an arrogant government.
Photos by David Guttenfelder and Eugene Hoshiko Where once there was only debris and destruction, and then a year later a cleared but barren landscape, now there is fresh earth.
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Photos by Eugene Hoshiko She has a soft spot for Duffy the Disney Bear and her favorite food is chocolate.
Photos by Eugene Hoshiko The crumbling brick and concrete walls of the Atomic Bomb Dome, as it is known today, rise above the Motoyasu River. The bomb so devastated Hiroshima that there are few other reminders of the city that was here seven decades ago.
Photos by Eugene Hoshiko Yohei Matsuyama breaks his daylong Ramadan fast with chopsticks. He’s seated on the floor at a narrow table with a dozen other Japanese Muslim men and boys as they eat “gyudon,” a dish consisting of rice topped with beef.
Photos by Eugene Hoshiko The pilots filed into the room and were presented with a form that asked if they wanted to be kamikaze. It was multiple-choice, and there were three answers: “I passionately wish to join,” ”I wish to join,” and “I don’t wish to join.”
Small clusters of survivors, bundled up against a chilly wind, gathered along Japan’s northeast coast Wednesday to remember the nearly 19,000 lives lost in the March 11, 2011, tsunami. Four years later, the region is still struggling to recover.
It was not Hiroshima or Nagasaki, but in many ways, including lives lost, it was just as horrific.
For this week’s installment of AP’s Daily Life series, we feature photography from all over the world: A Tanzanian girl smiles as she makes her way back from school, skiers take to the slopes of Nanshan ski resort in Beijing, and a baby cries after being vaccinated against polio in Islamabad. Click any image to launchContinue reading “Daily Life Roundup: Jan. 26, 2015”
For this week’s installment of AP’s Daily Life series, we feature photography from all over the world: Brazilian beach goers cool off from the 104 degree heat, a Belarusian plays with his tame wolves, and an woman smiles at the camera near a mustard field in Northern India.
For this week’s installment of AP’s Daily Life series, we feature captivating photography from all over the world: A cyclist rides along Forbidden Drive in Philadelphia, Palestinian school children walk through destroyed houses in Gaza City, and A Portuguese fisherman pulls a net out of the sea on the Caparica coast.
“World View: Daily Life Around the World,” a visual exploration of daily life imagery from around the globe. From bustling Chinese cities, to ice caves in Minnesota, to the rural farms of northern India, these stunning images depict the world beyond the familiar and remind us of the global community to which we belong. WhetherContinue reading “Worldview: Japan Daily Life”