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Carter, Kevinlocked

(b Johannesburg, Sept 13, 1960; d Johannesburg, July 27, 1994).
  • Kimberly Juanita Brown

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South African documentary photographer. Carter swiftly became famous after one of his images appeared in the New York Times in 1993. That photograph, captioned A Vulture Watches a Starving Child, won him the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography in 1994. He committed suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning three months later, solidifying his fame in a swirling mélange of international tragedy, racial politics, and personal trauma....

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