2006 photos of the year

In a year, Monitor photographers take thousands of photos at home and abroad. We've chosen the most resonant images of 2006 – from the portrait of incoming House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to the joyous reunion between freed reporter Jill Carroll and her parents. Whether it's recovery efforts in New Orleans or troop greeters in Maine, they all bear the distinct stamp that comes from looking through a Monitor lens.


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