This image is taken from Michel Setboun’s third book about agencies. Eighty reporters were chosen to comment on an iconic image taken during their careers. The image we’re publishing today is a picture by Anthony Suau. That morning, in northern Moldova, I was inside a brown Mercedes. A young Romanian was driving. The German writer Klaus Lutterbeck was sitting next to him. I was in the back. I watched the scenery and hoped that something magical would happen. The air was pure. The wheat fields seem to stretch out infinitely. And then, suddenly, I saw it.
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