2010 Photo Contest, People in the News, 3rd prize

Justin McManus

The Age

08 February, 2009

Jennifer Wood finds most of her street reduced to ruins on returning to the town of Narbethong, northeast of Melbourne, Australia on 8 February. Bushfires had raged in the area on 'Black Saturday', the day before, in what became Australia's worst ever natural disaster, claiming 173 lives, destroying over 2,000 homes and wiping out native fauna and farm stock.

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Justin McManus

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