To the Readers of La Lettre. "The reports of my death," said Mark Twain, "are greatly exaggerated." The same holds true for yours truly. This week, my friends and colleagues at World Press Photo announced (see press release below) that I had to step aside as this year's chair of the jury "for medical reasons." The esteemed and generous Aidan Sullivan, of Getty Images, has agreed to take on that responsibility for helping to judge the best images of this truly momentous past year. And I am grateful to him and to Michiel Munneke and all at World Press Photo for their understanding, resilience, and good wishes.
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