On the other side of the world, Daniel Berehulak, who won for feature photography, chronicled a very different struggle—that of the Liberian community hit by Ebola. Berehulak maintained a closeness to his subjects, who were dealing with a tragedy of epic proportion. And as it’s the case with the images from Ferguson, social media allows us to look at the making of such poignant images: The photos in Berehulak’s Instagram feed are as powerful as the images he published in the New York Times:

While reporting for long stretches in Monrovia, his images reveal great tenderness and compassion. On both his Instagram and Facebook, Berehulak offered glimpses of the lives of people facing the epidemics—stories such as that of William Beyan, 5, shot here before he died of the disease.

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