These are the historical runners up for Time magazine photo of the year. Some truly beautiful moments in history captured by amateur photographers.
Moments before French police moved in on the Charlie Hedbo attackers.
Harvey Milk and bf/ Scott celebrating becoming the first openly gay man elected to the SF city council.
Two Jewish children forced to share a room in Nazi occupied Warsaw.
Buzz Aldrin protesting budget cuts at NASA circa 1983.
Last known photograph of the 9/11 hijackers taken before they took down the world trade center.
Only known photo of Jamaal Wallace, the first black sheriff in the US.
Robin Williams and his good friend Harambe.
Paralyzed vet, Sgt. Steve Brady pleading to congress to increase VA funding.
Christopher Reeves years after his horrific horseback riding incident.
FDR receives the news of the attack on Pearl Harbor.