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Sam Nzima, Photographer Behind Iconic Apartheid Image, Dies at 83

8 monthes ago   |   By Peta Pixel

South African photographer Sam Nzima has died. He's best known for shooting an iconic photo of the apartheid, a photo of Hector Pieterson being carried after being shot by South African police during the Soweto uprising. Nzima was 83.
A family member of Nzima's confirmed the passing to SABC , saying that the veteran photographer collapsed last Thursday and passed away in the hospital two days later on May 12th.
Tributes began pouring in as news of Nzima's passing spread.
Nzima was born in the town of Lillydale, Bushbuckridge, on August 8th, 1934. His interest in photography was sparked...
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