AP's Top 10 Photos of 2013

From Boston Marathon to Mandela
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Dec 21, 2013 4:30 PM CST
AP's Top 10 Photos of 2013
An emergency responder and volunteers, including Carlos Arredondo in the cowboy hat, push Jeff Bauman in a wheelchair after he was injured in the Boston Marathon bombing on April 15.   (Charles Krupa)

AP photo chief Santiago Lyon has picked his top 10 photos of the year, or, more precisely, "10 representative photos from some of the biggest stories of 2013." They range from the Boston Marathon bombings to Nelson Mandela's funeral to the selection of Pope Francis. "The choice of these photos is meant only to represent the broader spectrum of human experiences captured in all the other images," writes Lyon. "Every experience is, in some way, a valid one." (More photography stories.)

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