Powerful, powerful piece by Michael DeMocker, a photographer for The Times-Picayune in New Orleans, on the day his humanity eclipsed his professionalism.
"The hundreds of murders I have covered over the years were like hundreds of punches, but this was the one that finally knocked me down. And I cried. The overflow of emotion was much like that I felt after Gleason's blocked punt, only this time it wasn't hope for the city I love flooding into me; it was that same hope draining back out."
This is one of his pictures from that day. Read the rest here.