The decade in photos

By Jane Sutton-Redner

A girl sleeps in AIDS-affected Chirundu, Zambia. (Steve Matthews/WV 2003)

For a stunning look back at unforgettable events of the 2000s—including 9/11, Asia tsunami, Hurricane Katrina, and more—check out The New York Times’Documenting the Decade” project. The collection features 667 images from more than 2,360 submitted by readers.

Steve Matthews

Among them are three from World Vision’s Steve Matthews, a Canadian who travels extensively with the organization’s Global Rapid Response Team. The photo above was taken in Chirundu, on Zambia’s border with Zimbabwe, where AIDS and drought had created a serious food shortage.

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