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Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2001 15:29:44 -0500 (EST)
From: More Al Officer
Subject: BLAGUES-L: A moral question for you

From: Patrick Hubert
Date: November 9, 2001
From: Pierre Prud'homme

 A moral question for you

This is an imaginary situation, but it's interesting to decide what one
would do.

The situation:

You are in the Middle East, and there is a huge flood in progress.
Many homes have been lost, water supplies compromised and structures
destroyed.  You are a photographer getting still photos for the CNN news
service and are traveling alone, looking for particularly poignant
scenes.  You come across Osama Bin Laden who has been swept away by the
floodwaters.  He is barely hanging on to a tree limb and is about to go
under.  You can either put down your camera and save him, or take a
Pulitzer Prize winning photograph of him as he loses his grip on the

So, here's the question ..... and think carefully before you answer the
question below:

Which lens would you use ?

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