How vulnerable the world we live in has turned….
This photo of a vulture waiting for a starving Sudanese girl to die was taken by Kevin Carter who later won the Pulitzer for this picture, but he lived just few months to enjoy his supposed achievement because he later got depressed and took his own life.
He was actually savoring his feat and being celebrated on major news channels and networks world wide.
His depression started when during one of such interviews (phone in program) someone phoned in and asked him what happened to the child. He replied, “I didn’t wait to find out after this shot as I had a plane to catch….”
And the person replied, “I put it to you that there were two vultures on that day. One had a camera”.
His constant thought of that statement, led to depression and his ultimate suicide.
In whatsoever we do, let humanity come first before what we can gain out of the situation.
Kevin Carter could have been alive today if only he had just picked that little girl up and taken her to the United Nation’s feeding Center where she was attempting to reach
Truth be told, We sometimes pursue fame and glory at the expense of others. If only we could re-write our wrongs then, just maybe our consciences may be redeemed.