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You probably know how beautiful life can be. Everyone gets to enjoy their share of memories that will last a lifetime. Unfortunately, sometimes life isn’t so great.
Just like life goes well sometimes, there are moments that open up the darker side of things. Sometimes a photo poignantly shows the sad things in life. Let these images be a lesson to you – take your life and enjoy it while you can.
In 1901, this French woman was found and freed. She had been held in captivity by her mother for the last 24 years.
Class of 1999
This looks like any other high school graduating class photo. Look closer and you’ll see this is the class of 1999 from Columbine High School. In the top left of the photo are the two young men who came to school and killed several students and a teacher with guns.
Chris Benoit Before He Died
Chris Benoit was a world renowned entertainment wrestler. This photo was taken by a fan in a doctor’s office. Unbenownst to everyone there, Benoit had earlier killed his wife and son and would later go on to kill himself.
This is Home
This little girl grew up in a concentration camp. When asked to draw what her home looked like, this is what she depicted. It’s a haunting look into what her life must have been like.
When the bomb was set off over Hiroshima, many people died. This haunting image is the shadow of one who was killed. This person disinegrated, but his or her body is forever immortalized on the sidewalk.
When a Filipino politician snapped his photo, he didn’t realize it would be his last. In the background is the assassin who would kill him. You can see the man pointing a gun right at the camera.
Lead to His Death
In this truly heartbreaking photo, you see James Bulgur with one of his murderers. He was lured away from his mother by two 10-year old boys. Those boys tortured and killed the toddler and left his body behind.
Killed for a Party
Young Tyler Hadley asked his best friend to snap this photo of him. What his friend didn’t know was that Tyler had just killed his parents so he could have a party. Their dead bodies lie in the house through entire party.
Struck by Lightening
This photo looks like it’s all fun and games, but the truth is far more frightening. The boys’ hair is standing on end, indicating that there is electricity in the air. Just moments later, both were struck by lightening.
Where Did the Body Come From?
The Cooper family had just moved into their new home when they took this photo. As the photo was snapped, a body fell out of the ceiling. The family wasn’t sure if it was real, but it sure was scary!
Hours Before Death
Jonh Lennon’s death was tragic for a large part of the world. Sadly, he happily signed an autograph for Mark Chapman. Chapman came back to Lennon’s apartment several hours later and killed him.
That red car parked on the street is a car bomb. The photographer died in the blast shortly after the picture was taken. The man and child in the picture survived.
Jodi Arias is known for the brutal murder of her boyfriend Travis Alexander. Alexander was in the shower when she snapped this photo of him. Mere minutes later, she killed him.
Suicide Caught on Camera
The Chinese photographer was out snapping photos one day in 2013 when this shot was captured. Just as he snapped the photo, someone jumped from the bridge to commit suicide.
This disturbing photo is taken of Tara Calico. She was kidnapped and was clearly tortured and abused during her captivity. She has never been found.