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July 20, 2016


If you've clicked on any articles about the victims of recent terror attacks, you might have seen this man's photo.
Following the deadly terrorist attack at Atatürk airport in Istanbul, Turkey, social media users shared his photo, claiming this man was among the 42 people killed. His photo was also shared online after the EgyptAir crash last month and, once again, he was believed to be a victim. This same mysterious man made it onto the lists of victims of the shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida on June 12. His photo was even included in a New York Times video showing images of the victims. Observers at France 24

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That dude has bad luck.

Posted by: Terry [TypeKey Profile Page] at July 20, 2016 4:05 PM

One of the lucky people who belong in the NY Times file photo morgue. Like the photogenic women and kids who appear every time Bangladesh has another required cyclone, they appear like the same ducks in the shooting gallery.

Posted by: Vermont Woodchuck [TypeKey Profile Page] at July 21, 2016 7:20 AM

Mr. Everyvictim.

Posted by: leelu [TypeKey Profile Page] at July 21, 2016 2:36 PM

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