Visual Journeys of Eric Seals

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One of a series of portraits of fairgoers at the South Carolina State Fair.
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Emmanuel Turner, 25 of Detroit is having a hard time coping with the death of his 17-month-old daughter Ziya Turner. She went missing the day before from this very porch & was found dead in a closet at the home two days later under piles of clothes. Turner was ruled out as a suspect. Turner's death was ruled as an accident.
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Avery Kukla, 6, suffers from lead poisoning a fate his twin brothers Nolan & Zachary Kukla, 3 did not. He was poisoned from playing with the flaking paint on this very window & others while living in the home during its renovations. Kukla suffers from speech problems & has trouble focusing on tasks at school & home.
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A brother & sister wait for their parents at a Christian church in Baghdad, Iraq that was partially bombed during the war in Iraq.
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In his daughters bedroom Philip Schnepp shows off one of the dresses she tap danced in. The dress & the entire house is contaminated with black mold that forced the family to move out. The sewer in the basement backed up which Schnepp thinks caused mold to grow over time making his family sick.
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A blanket is pulled over a woman who had just died on the operating table in a Baghdad hospital. She was caught looting a business during the start of the war & was shot in the head by a business owner.
After the fall of Baghdad in 2003 looting was a popular way for people to get what they did not have & business owners took matters into their own hands to stop them by any means necessary.
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Relatives of Osama Bushkar mourn his death at a refugee camp in Nablus, Israel. The 17-year-old blew himself up in Netanya, Israel killing three Israelis & injuring over 50 others.
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Performers representing various Chinese tribes perform during the Opening Ceremonies of the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing, China.
Over 30,000 performers danced & sang in front of 91,000 spectators.
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On her way to have wedding pictures taken, bride-to-be Cara Trierweiler stops traffic with her bridesmaids as they cross a busy downtown street in Farmington, Michigan. Trierweiler & groom Paul Kurtz were to be married two hours later down the street.
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Detroit Pistons Tayshaun Prince dunks over San Antonio Spurs Tim Duncan during 1st quarter action between the teams in Game 6 of the 2005 NBA finals in San Antonio, Texas. The Spurs went on to win the championship
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University of Michigan wide receiver Mario Manningham tries to pull in the football in with his fingertips but can't quite come up with the catch.
Michigan was playing their rival Notre Dame at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor.
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Michael Phelps reacts after breaking a world record & capturing his 7th Gold Medal in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China.
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