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First Place
"A man who sees the world upsidedown"


Second Place
Paula Bronstein/Getty Images Reportage
"A Desperate Migration: Waiting Game"


Third Place
Niclas Hammarstrom/Freelance


Award of Excellence
Olivier Douliery/Freelance
"The lake"


Award of Excellence
Magnus Wennman/Aftonbladet


First Place

"A man who sees the world upside down"

Brazilian Claudio Vieira de Oliveira has atrophied legs, arms glued to the chest and head tilted back. But no difficulties to see the world upside down. He uses a smartphone with skillful typing by his tongue. When he was born with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita (AMC) in Monte Santo, the inland town of Bahia State, a doctor said to his mother that Claudio would not survive more than 24 hours. Now 39 year-old man works busy to move all over Brazil or sometimes to abroad as a lecturer to speak his life experiences or sits with his associates to work as an accountant.



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