Take a look at these 21 gut-wrenching photos that will leave you with no words. Some of these photos are of historic moments, while others are just heartbreaking.
A Filipino politician took this photo of his family moments before being assassinated.
A monk prays for a dead man in the station hall of the Shanxi Taiyuan Train Station, China. The man died suddenly of natural causes while waiting for a train.
A soldier making the long walk to defuse a car bomb in Northern Ireland.
Boy tries to wake up his alcoholic father.
Girl devastated after the tsunami that hit Japan in 2011.
Ignorance is bliss – Homeless man sleeps outside a diner in Milwaukee.
Lithuanian man in shock after accidentally hitting and killing an eight year old.
Man uses the suicide hotline on the Golden Gate Bridge.
Anne Frank’s father Otto, revisiting the attic where they hid from the Nazis. He was the only survivor (1960).
Nazi rally at Nuremberg in 1937.
Neil Armstrong after his Moonwalk.
Sunset on Mars, taken in 2005 by the Spirit rover.
The orange Sossusvlei sand dunes in Namibia.
This photo was taken by astronaut Michael Collins, when he took this photo he was the only human, alive or dead, that wasn’t in the frame of this picture. He travelled with Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong and orbited the moon whilst they were landing to study the surface of the moon from farther out.
Test pilot George Aird narrowly escapes death by ejecting sideways from a prototype jet that nosedived (1962).
This was taken moments after Jewish refugees realized they weren’t being sent to their deaths at the horrible concentration camps and were in fact being saved.
Two engineers died when the windmill they were working on caught fire. This might be the last picture taken of them alive. Picture was taken on October 29th, 2013 in the Netherlands.
World War II veteran from Belarus Konstantin Pronin, 86, sits on a bench as he waits for his comrades at Gorky park during Victory Day in Moscow, Russia, on Monday, May 9, 2011. Konstantin comes to this place every year.
This year he was the only person from the unit to show.
100s of galaxies seen through the Hubble Deep Field (HDF), as they were 10 billion years ago.
“The last Jew in Vinnitsa” – Member of Einsatzgruppe D (a Nazi SS death squad) is just about to shoot a Jewish man kneeling before a filled mass grave in Vinnitsa, Ukraine, in 1941. All 28,000 Jews from Vinnitsa and its surrounding areas were massacred.
And suddenly, all my personal problems don’t seem that bad anymore. Your car will still need an oil change, and your iPhone will still crack… but life goes on, and the planet keeps on spinning.