Tiananmen Square Tank Man photographer Charlie Cole dies in Bali

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Tank man isn’t tank man without Charlie Cole, and the inverse is also true. These two men, the artist and the art, will remain an inspiration for Chinese people searching for freedom and self determination for generations to come.

SUND3VlL

When speaking about his Tiananmen Tank Man photo, Cole told The New York Times in an interview “I think his action captured peoples’ hearts everywhere and when the moment came, his character defined the moment, rather than the moment defining him.”

woollyviolet

*Nobody died anywhere today* Don’t ever forget.

Ionsife

Scrolled through the Todayonline.com article and it had a Huawei advertisement. I support a ban on Huawei until they release the 2 Canadian citizens.

1964anonymous

I worked with him briefly at the Advertiser in Hawaii. Really nice guy. Horrible news.

mrdrofficer