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The One Photo That Perfectly Describes The Filipino People

Photo of the Year. You can bet on it!

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Hong Kong-based photographer Philippe Lopez captured this brilliant yet tragic image.

Via Twitter: @AFP

The image perfectly takes hold of that moment when a group of villagers express their hope and faith, two things Filipinos will never run out of, in the midst of tragedy and destruction.

The photo even graced the front page of International New York Times, formerly International Herald Tribune.

pbs.twimg.com / Via Twitter: @AFPManila

Caption reads, "Post-typhoon struggle: A religious procession on Monday on Leyte Island, the Philippines, which faces trouble feeding and housing its displaced population."

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