Hossani, 30, traveled from his native Afghanistan to attend theceremony at Columbia University for winners of the most prestigiousUS journalism prize, the first for AFP. The Pulitzer committee gave 30-year-old Hossaini top honors in thebreaking news photography category for what they described as a"heartbreaking image of a girl crying in fear after a suicidebomber's cheap wedding dresses
attack" in Kabul in December. "I am happy I could be a voice for the ones who died," saidHossaini after receiving the prize, adding that win was "anencouragement for Afghan media, and for journalists of the region." "It will help all journalists to work seriously. It is great to seethat the reality we show, not the western journalists, wasrecognized by a big western organization like the Pulitzer prize,"he said. "Now they cannot say the western world doesn't recognizeus." Hossaini's picture of an Afghan girl standing among a pile of deadbodies captured the devastation in wedding dress up games the immediate aftermath of theattack on a Shiite shrine, and was published in newspapers and onwebsites around the world.
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just meters (yards) awaywhen the bomb went off on December 6, 2011, killing at least 70people. After the announcement last month, the photographer said his famousimage brought back painful memories he wanted to avoid. "I don't look at it any more because my heart beats faster and itbrings back the emotions of that day," he said in April afterlearning of his win. "I know that whoever sees this photo will think about thephotographer but I hope they don't forget the pain Afghanistan'speople have in their
life." Hossaini has already picked up first prize in the spot news sectionof the Pictures of the Year International competition and secondprize in the spot news category of the World Press Photo awards. The girl at the center of Hossaini's photo, 11-year-old TaranaAkbari, also known as the "Girl in the green dress," told AFP in aninterview last month that her picture featured on newspaper frontpages around the world meant little to her.
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