Inspired. Moved. Horrified. Amazed. Those are just a few of the ways you will feel while watching this retrospective of the best photos taken by Reuters’ global network of photographers in 2013.
But mostly, you’ll probably feel a necessary — however short-lived — sense of genuine perspective. Because for every Breaking Bad awards show triumph there were dozens of tragedies in 2013. And for every maddening Miley Cyrus sh*tshow, there were plenty of remarkable human triumphs that didn’t generate nearly as many headlines.
Also, dogs are cute and it’s always funny when a fat guy runs with his shirt off.