Year In Review: 25 Most Powerful Photos of 2012

Posted by on December 25, 2012

So many things have happened in the past year, from the Olympics in London, the attack of Hurricane Sandy the Frankenstorm, the Presidential Election won by Barack Obama and much more. While it may take so many words to describe the events that transpired this year you can feel the drama, the emotion, and the action as you view the 25 most powerful photos of 2012 and look back at what transpired in the last 12 months.
25

Karen Clarkson visited and cried over the grave of Sergeant Joel Clarkson, her son, on Memorial Day

Karen Clarkson visited and cried over the grave of Sergeant Joel Clarkson, her son, on Memorial DayGetty Images
24

Breezy Point, NY in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

The only thing that stood after Hurricane Sandy attacked the neighborhood of Breezy PointGetty Images
23

The big contrast during New York Fashion Week

The Big Contrast during New York Fashion WeekReuters
22

A lady in a wheelchair fights against the police in Bolivia

A lady in a wheelchair stands against the police in Bolivia
21

A couple smiles after finding records after Hurricane Sandy

A couple smiles after finding records despite of the Frankenstorm attack
20

A boy points a toy gun at a Mickey Mouse mascot

A boy points a toy gun to a Mickey Mouse mascot
19

A Greek policeman stands next to a wall of flames during the anti-austerity protest

A Greek policeman stands next to a wall of flames during the anti-austerity protestGetty Images
18

The coast of Seaside Heights, New Jersey after Sandy moves on to New York

The face of Seaside Heights, New Jersey, after Sandy leaves for New YorkPool
17

A boy evicted from his home during the confrontation in Nepal

A boy evicted from his home during the confrontation in Nepal
16

A Greek protester takes a stand against riot police

A Greek protester kicks the riot police
15

Tibetan man sets himself ablaze in protest

Tibetan man sets himself ablaze in protestReuters
14

Linda Workman recovers a baby doll from tornado-stricken West Liberty, Kentucky

Linda Workman recovers a baby doll from tornado-stricken West Liberty, KentuckyReuters
13

Father carries daughter to the hospital in Aleppo, Syria

Father carries daughter to the hospital in Aleppo
12

Manhattan blackout during Hurricane Sandy

Manhattan blackout during Hurricane Sandy’s visit
11

A young Palestinian girl launches a fist at a soldier in Nabi Saleh, West Bank

A young Palestinian girl launches a fist at a soldier in Nabi SalehAP
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  • Farai

    number 11 looks also like that soldier was clapping the poor girl

  • ORANGE

    Number 20 is messed up!