These are a few of my favs from the rest of the Big Picture’s excellent “2010 in Pictures” series. I posted a link to the first part a few days ago; here are two and three. As I mentioned last time, the small images here don’t do the photos justice. Go to Big Picture to see ’em played big.
Two-year-old Dhoal, a child suffering from severe malnutrition, is swarmed with flies as he cries on a bed at a local hospital in the southeast Sudanese town of Akobo on April 10, 2010. The population in Akobo and the surrounding counties in the Jonglei state in southern Sudan are suffering from the effects of a devastating drought and tribal conflict. Aid officials have called Akobo the "hungriest place on earth," after a survey showed that 46 percent of children under five are malnourished. (ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images) #
Chilean President Sebastian Pinera shows a message reading "We are fine in the refuge, the 33 of us", from the miners trapped in the San Esteban gold and copper mine on August 22, 2010. The miners were alive and contact was established with them 17 days after a structural collapse trapped them below ground. (HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images) #
A woman with cholera symptoms waits for treatment at a public hospital in Limbe village near Cap Haitian, Haiti on Monday Nov. 22, 2010. Thousands of people have been hospitalized for cholera across Haiti with symptoms including serious diarrhea, vomiting and fever and at least 1,100 people have died. (AP photo/Emilio Morenatti) #
An Italian soldier of NATO's International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) stands guard as an Afghan boy aims a toy pistol inside Herat's prison, in western Afghanistan on September 14, 2010. (REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi) #
Police officers in riot wear contain student protesters on Westminster Bridge during a large protest over a proposal that would triple tuition fees on December 9, 2010 in London, England. The proposal was later passed. (Oli Scarff/Getty Images) #
An athlete runs in the Men's Marathon at Vijay Chowk during day eleven of the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games on October 14, 2010 in Delhi, India. (Mark Dadswell/Getty Images) #