These 45 most powerful photos of 2011 will move and inspire you.
They really put in perspective what a crazy year it has been. It really does have the feeling of a precursor to the end of the world, with the natural disasters, riots, protests, and all. After such a tumultuous decade it appears that people around the world are fed up with the way things have been and are seeking dramatic changes. With this change comes a lot of pain and chaos, but I’ll be staying optimistic that the events of the past year all happened for the better. Either that or the Mayans were right and we’re heading towards Apocalypse. Either way, I’m stoked for 2012