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Old 05-24-2009, 07:49 PM
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Default The 2009 Pulitzer Prize Winners

<a href="http://www.pulitzer.org/works/2009-Breaking-News-Photography#" target=_blank>Breaking News Photography awarded to Patrick Farrell</a> for his provocative, impeccably composed images of despair after Hurricane Ike and other lethal storms caused a humanitarian disaster in Haiti.

Also nominated as finalists in this category were: <a href="http://www.ap.org/media/2009_Pulitzers/project/index.html" target=_blank>Associated Press Staff for its haunting chronicle</a> of death, destruction, heartbreak and renewal when an earthquake devastated Sichuan, China; and <a href="http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-fg-carolyn-cole-kenya-pulitzer-pg,1,6421747.photogallery?index=1" target=_blank>Carolyn Cole for her valorous on-the-spot coverage of political violence in Kenya</a>, capturing the terror as rebellion and reprisals jolted the nation.

<a href="http://www.pulitzer.org/works/2009-Feature-Photography" target=_blank>Feature Photography awarded to Damon Winter</a> for his memorable array of pictures deftly capturing multiple facets of Barack Obama’s presidential campaign.

Also nominated as finalists in this category were: <a href="http://bop.nppa.org/2009/still_photography/winners/?cat=OES" target=_blank>Carol Guzy for her powerfully intimate coverage of the perils and sorrow of childbirth in Sierra Leone</a>, where women face the world’s highest rate of maternal mortality; and <a href="http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/news/longterm/stories/hebertessay.4d633f78.html" target=_blank>Sonya Hebert for her empathetic portrait of palliative care in a Texas medical center</a> as terminally ill patients cope with the end of their lives.
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