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2011 Pulitzer winners for photography

The 2011 Pulitzer Prizes for photography were announced Monday, April 18, 2011. Los Angeles Times photographer Barbara Davidson wins the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography and Washington Post photographers Carol Guzy, Nikki Kahn and Ricky Carioti, win the Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography.


Los Angeles Times photographer Barbara Davidson wins the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography. Davidson won the award for a series of photographs on victims of gang violence in Los Angeles.

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Barbara Davidson, The Los Angeles Times - Associated Press

This photo submitted by the Los Angeles Times is part of a 2011 Pulitzer Prize-winning entry for Feature Photography, ten-year-old Erica Miranda shows her scars after being shot three times in the back, knee and hip March 2, 2010, while playing basketball outside her home in Compton, Calif. A young man had walked up to the crowded street corner and started firing a handgun in what police believe was a gang assault.


Barbara Davidson, The Los Angeles Times - Associated Press

This photo submitted by the Los Angles Times is part of a 2011 Pulitzer Prize-winning entry for Feature Photography, Miracle lifts her mother’s leg as Rose Smith slides into her wheelchair in Los Angeles. The family had stem cells from Miracles’s umbilical cord reserved in hopes that doctors may one day use them to help restore feeling in Smith’s spine.


Barbara Davidson, The Los Angeles Times - Associated Press

This photo submitted by the Los Angles Times is part of a 2011 Pulitzer Prize-winning entry for Feature Photography, Jamiel Shaw Sr. kneels before Jas’ coffin during funeral services in Los Angeles. Standing, from left, are Jas’ mother, Anitia Shaw; his brother, Thomas; and aunt Althea Shaw.


Barbara Davidson, The Los Angeles Times - Associated Press

This photo submitted by the Los Angles Times is part of a 2011 Pulitzer Prize-winning entry for Feature Photography, a dove is released at the recent memorial service for 5-year-old Aaron Jerel Shannon Jr., who died after he was shot in the head by a stray bullet on Halloween. Shannon had been modeling his new Spider-Man costume in the backyard of his South Los Angeles home.


Barbara Davidson, The Los Angeles Times - Associated Press

This photo submitted by the Los Angles Times is part of a 2011 Pulitzer Prize-winning entry for Feature Photography, from left, Josue, Katherine, Kevin, Kimberlin and Oscar share a one-bedroom apartment with their mother.


Barbara Davidson, The Los Angeles Times - Associated Press

This photo submitted by the Los Angles Times is part of a 2011 Pulitzer Prize-winning entry for Feature Photography, Rashaun Williams, 29, weeps with exhaustion after coming home for the first time after being shot and badly wounded by a stray bullet in South Los Angeles.


Washington Post photographers Carol Guzy, Nikki Kahn and Ricky Carioti, win the Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography for their images in Haiti after the catastrophic earthquake.

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Carol Guzy, The Washington Post - Associated Press

In this Jan. 2010 photo submitted by the Washington Post tilted “Death of Innocence”, a Haitian man tries to rescue a live teacher trapped amid the rubble of the devastating earthquake in Port-au-Prince as he crawls past a schoolgirl who died at her desk when Ecole St. Gerard collapsed.


Carol Guzy, The Washington Post - Associated Press

In this Jan. 2010 photo submitted by the Washington Post tilted “Shattered Lives” Cindy Tersme throws herself amid the rubble of Ecole St. Gerard, screaming in anguish as she searches for her brother Jean Gaelle Dersmorne, 14, in Haiti.


Carol Guzy, The Washington Post - Associated Press

In this Jan. 2010 photo submitted by the Washington Post tilted “Rescue”, a tiny baby named Reggie Claude is rescued from the rubble of his home. Disaster relief workers and family members rejoiced as Oscar Vega carried the child through the streets.


Carol Guzy, The Washington Post - Associated Press

In this Jan. 2010 photo submitted by the Washington Post tilted “The Moment Time Stopped,” survivors piled bodies of the dead outside for weeks after earthquake in Port-au-Prince.


Carol Guzy, The Washington Post - Associated Press

In this Jan. 2010 photo submitted by the Washington Post tilted “Haiti Weeps” a woman cried while attending a worship service at Cathedral Notre Dame, which was destroyed in the quake in Port-au-Prince.


Nikki Kahn, The Washington Post - Associated Press

In this Jan. 2010 photo submitted by the Washington Post tilted “The Elderly” Idamise Pierre leans against a tree as she waits to bathe at the Azil Communal Home for the Aging.


Nikki Kahn, The Washington Post - Associated Press

In this Jan. 2010 photo submitted by the Washington Post tilted “Tiny victim” a child face is bandaged from wound suffered from the earthquake at General Hospital in Port-au-Prince. The overwhelmed facility was deluged with patients seeking care.


Ricky Carioti, The Washington Post - Associated Press

In this Jan. 2010 photo submitted by the Washington Post tilted “Squalid Conditions”, months after the earthquake, a young boy washes in contaminated water at a tent camp near the severely damaged presidential palace looms in the background.

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