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Perhaps The Most Iconic Image From 25 Years Ago At Tiananmen Square Was That Of A Chinese Man Standing In The Middle Of The Street Halting The Progression Of Several Army Tanks. The Dramatic Singlar Act On June 5th, 1989 Came To Represent The Spirit Of The Struggle Between Ordinary Citizens And A Repressive Government. The Indentity Of The Man And His Eventual Fate Remain Unknown To This Day. But We Do Know Who Took The Photograph, American Jeff Widener Who Was Working For The Associated Press. He Shares His Story Of Taking That Photo, And Many Obstacles That Could Have Prevented The World From Ever Seeing It.

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