TORONTO – A U.S. Army soldier holds his infant daughter for the first time, while the mother of a premature baby kisses her infant in a hospital damaged by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
Here’s a look at this week’s powerful images that you may have missed.
Russian photographer Denis Sinyakov, one of the “Arctic 30,” hugs his wife Alina as he is released on bail from SIZO 1 detention centre in Saint Petersburg, on November 21, 2013. (Photo credit: Getty Images)
A Syrian paramedic evacuates a boy rescued from the rubble of a collapsed building in Aleppo’s Maadi neighborhood in the early hours of November 19, 2013. Local sources said the building collapsed due to weak infrastructure but it was not immediately clear how many people were killed or wounded in the incident. (Photo credit: Karam Al-Masri/Getty Images)
The mother of premature baby Vothuan hugs her daughter in the children’s and maternity ward at the Eastern Visayas Medical Centre in Tacloban on November 20, 2013. Children suffering from various injuries and newborn babies crowd the limited space in the hospital badly damaged by Super Typhoon Haiyan. (Photo credit: Getty Images)
Sherlete Go hugs her mother Rosing Pindos who survived Super Typhoon Haiyan in the central coastal city of Tacloban, after arriving on a US KC-130 military cargo plane that flew them out of the city to Manila on November 16, 2013. (Photo credit: Getty Images)
1LT Justin Collins of the U.S. Army’s 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, holds his 3-month-old daughter Isabella for the first time alongside his wife Brittany Collins following a homecoming ceremony in the Natcher Physical Fitness Center on Fort Knox in the early morning hours of Wednesday, November 20, 2013 in Fort Knox, Ky. (Photo credit: Getty Images)
Veteran Jiang Yutao plays with his military dog Heibao on the last day as a soldier on November 14, 2013 in Kunming, Yunnan Province of China. Jiang Yutao, a retiring soldier of the military dog squad of Yunnan Armed Police Force, had trained the dog for two years. (Photo credit: AP Photo). View all the photos here.
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